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Why and how have drug discovery strategies in pharma changed? What are the new mindsets?

Why and how have drug discovery strategies in pharma changed? What are the new mindsets?

  Biowebspin, September 22th, 2015 Why and how have drug discovery strategies in pharma changed? What are the new mindsets? by Mignani S, Huber S, Tomás H, Rodrigues J, Majoral JP in Drug Discovery Today, 2015 In the pharmaceutical industry the long-term challenge of drug innovation is the key phrase throughout R&D that refers to increasing the output of original drug candidate molecules. To i... »

Tsinghua Holdings to launch China’s first tech transfer fund

Tsinghua Holdings to launch China’s first tech transfer fund

Tsinghua Holdings, a technology conglomerate affiliated with Tsinghua University in China, is launching that country’s first tech transfer fund with an initial investment of 500 million yen ($78.42 million US). The fund will focus on high-tech research and development projects in fields such as medical and electronic technology, with the ultimate goal of turning scientific research into business v... »

Johns Hopkins partners with Israeli start-up accelerator to grow digital health companies

Johns Hopkins partners with Israeli start-up accelerator to grow digital health companies

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and Luminox-Health, a leading Israeli start-up accelerator focused on digital health, are partnering to connect Israeli entrepreneurs with the medical expertise, technology, and business network at JHU. Despite the fact that Israel is home to more start-ups per capita than anywhere else in the world, entrepreneurs there find it hard to gain access to strategic U.S. p... »

Lessons learned from university crowdfunding

Lessons learned from university crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has gained in popularity among tech transfer offices and university research labs, but some also are learning that raising money this way isn’t simple or guaranteed. Those who have been through the process a few times say they learned lessons along the way that can make any crowdfunding effort more successful. First, don’t get your hopes up too high. Researchers often are not prepared... »

Identifying new dimensions of business incubation: A multi-level analysis of Karolinska Institute’s incubation system

Identifying new dimensions of business incubation: A multi-level analysis of Karolinska Institute’s incubation system

  Biowebspin, September 15th, 2015 Identifying new dimensions of business incubation: A multi-level analysis of Karolinska Institute's incubation system by Enrico Baraldi, Malena Ingemansson Havenvid , in Technovation, 2015 Relying on an in-depth case study of the incubator related to the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institute's (KI), this paper identifies new analytical and strategic dim... »

When technological discontinuities and disruptive business models challenge dominant industry logics: Insights from the drugs industry

When technological discontinuities and disruptive business models challenge dominant industry logics: Insights from the drugs industry

  Biowebspin, September 14th, 2015 When technological discontinuities and disruptive business models challenge dominant industry logics: Insights from the drugs industry by Valerie Sabatier, Adrienne Craig-Kennard, Vincent Mangematin, in Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2012 An industry's dominant logic is the general scheme of value creation and capture shared by its actors. In high t... »

Which model of technology transfer for nanotechnology? A comparison with biotech and microelectronics

Which model of technology transfer for nanotechnology? A comparison with biotech and microelectronics

  Biowebspin, September 10th, 2015 Which model of technology transfer for nanotechnology? A comparison with biotech and microelectronics by Corine Genet, Khalid Errabi, Caroline Gauthier, in Technovation, 2012 Nanotechnologies are often presented as breakthrough innovations, where technology transfer and knowledge-bridging will play a pivotal role in the industrial dynamics. This article investiga... »

How do large multinational companies implement open innovation?

How do large multinational companies implement open innovation?

  Biowebspin, September 09th, 2015 How do large multinational companies implement open innovation? by Letizia Mortara, Tim Minshall, in Technovation, 2011 This paper addresses a major gap in reported research on open innovation (OI): how do companies implement open innovation? To answer this question a sample of 43 cross-sector firms were reviewed for their OI implementation approaches. The study ... »

Entrepreneurial effectiveness of European universities: An empirical assessment of antecedents and trade-offs

Entrepreneurial effectiveness of European universities: An empirical assessment of antecedents and trade-offs

  Biowebspin, September 08th, 2015 Entrepreneurial effectiveness of European universities: An empirical assessment of antecedents and trade-offs by Bart Van Looy, Paolo Landoni, Julie Callaert, Bruno van Pottelsberghe, Eleftherios Sapsalis, Koenraad Debackere, in Research Policy, 2011 The phenomenon of entrepreneurial universities has received considerable attention over the last decades. An entre... »

Applications of the business model in studies of enterprise success, innovation and classification: An analysis of empirical research from 1996 to 2010

Applications of the business model in studies of enterprise success, innovation and classification: An analysis of empirical research from 1996 to 2010

  Biowebspin, September 07th, 2015 Applications of the business model in studies of enterprise success, innovation and classification: An analysis of empirical research from 1996 to 2010 by Susan C. Lambert, Robyn A. Davidson, in European Management Journal, 2013 Although there is no widely agreed upon definition and composition of the business model concept, it is evident from the continued prese... »