Commercialising Science workshop

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chemistProfessor Scott Shane of Case Western Reserve University returns with his intensive short course about identifying the commercial value in research.

Using Life Sciences case studies and role-play you will learn to:

  • Identify the commercial value in your research
  • Understand what business people really want from partnerships with academia
  • Understand the power of your intellectual property
  • Decide when to start a company and when to license your discoveries to others
  • Figure out your role in the commercialisation process

When: Tuesday 19th May 2015, 9.30am – 4.30pm
Where: Newcastle University Business School

Register your place on the workshop

Contact Alecia Dunn for further details.


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