Research into the human side of IP commercialisation

Universities and research institutes around the world are increasingly expected to generate revenue by commercialising IP. That puts pressure on researchers to become entrepreneurs. The problem is, it’s not easy being both a researcher and an entrepreneur, and not many do well at it.

Our other site researcherplus.com looks at peer-reviewed literature related to researcher entrepreneurs and investigates questions such as:

  • What makes researchers want to become entrepreneurs? 

  • What kind of support helps them to be successful?