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The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including those from the School of Psychological Sciences & Health - but also papers by researchers based within the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

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Academic enterprise and sustainable wealth creation

Cooper, S.Y. and Smailes, R. (2004) Academic enterprise and sustainable wealth creation. In: Taking Research to Market: How to Build and Invest in Successful University Spinouts. Euromoney Books, United Kingdom, pp. 21-30. ISBN 1843741326

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Your step-by-step guide to successful spinouts. With 16 illustrative case studies and contributions from over 30 industry experts from around the world. This book ensures you are armed with the knowledge to finance and build a successful university spinout. If you are an academic involved in research, this book is your guide to understanding how to commercialise your inventions by being able to identify commercial opportunities early. Find out what to do before embarking on a spinout, examine the various possibilities, enhance your chances of winning both early customers and venture capital and how to achieve your entrepreneurial dreams. If you are a venture capitalist, this book describes what motivates academics and guides you through to a successful global exit.