How could universities more effectively commercialize their work? | World Economic Forum

On average, universities only capture 16% of the revenue they help to create through ground-breaking discoveries. A pair of newly published research papers explore the commercialization drivers of academic science. Universities with policies and resources devoted to commercialization efforts are more successful at translating research for commercial outcomes. Wharton professor David Hsu advises universities how […]

Big Idea Ventures Launches New Fund to Commercialize University IP and Grow Rural Economies

 Big Idea Ventures LLC, the global leader in early-stage alternative protein investing, announces the launch of the Generation Food Rural Partners (GFRP) fund, and has selected NC State University as its inaugural collaborator. GFRP is a $125 million target fund that will fuel economic development in rural communities across the United States through the commercialization […]

IU Angel Network Launches Sports Innovation Initiative

The IU Angel Network has launched an initiative targeting entrepreneurs and startups in the sports world. The organization says the Sports Innovation Initiative will connect sports-related startups founded by Indiana University alumni and students with support and expertise in order to commercialize their ideas. The effort was created in partnership with the IU athletics department […]