Spin-Outs: Creating Business from University Intellectual by Graham Richards

By Graham Richards

Universities more and more motivate spin-out businesses from their very own departments, and curiosity from marketers and the industrial sphere is simply set to advance additional in coming years. With this in brain, Professor Graham Richards - an educational and businessman who has had a long time of involvement with spin-out businesses - has written this e-book as a advisor and an suggestion if you happen to are pondering commercialising highbrow estate and making a spin-out corporation.

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He took it to Morrells Brewery, who converted it at their expense into the perfect cellar, which he filled with their beer. After driving to the field, the refrigeration unit is switched on and within minutes the beer in the lorry is at the perfect temperature and goes to the pumps through insulated pipes. Being so well kept, it can be bought on a sale or return basis and the entrepreneur cannot lose. Qualities such as these did not go unnoticed in ICI and within a couple of years Tony was moved from the research laboratories to the commercial side of the business and given training in management which was later to prove so valuable.

Now Oxford Catalysts Plc Oxford Nanolabs Ltd Nanopore technology. com Surface chemistry. com 3D imaging Table 4: Oxford spin-outs post-1998 30 Technology Transfer To this list must be added many companies set up by Oxford academics and researchers independently of the university. Clearly the increased funding from the university has played an important role, but most of the credit must go to Tim himself. He understood how universities work and by force of his own personality and persuasiveness convinced the institution to embrace technology transfer at all levels.

Lewis’ private secretary, and was the executor of the Lewis literary estate and even later advisor to the making of the film Shadowlands. In the late 1970s the American Baptists, who almost venerate Lewis, wanted to make a film about him. Walter Hooper produced a script but with some parts sublet to Tony. For this he earned £3,000, a lot of money for a graduate student at that time. To my amazement he took his new wealth and went out and bought a steamroller. I thought he had gone quite crazy, until I learned that over 56 Oxford Molecular Ltd the summer he was taking the steamroller to steam rallies and being paid handsomely for doing so.

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