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Professor Scott Shane, A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University

Commercialising Science

Date:  March 12-14  March 2012
Time:  12 -5pm 12 March, 9-5pm March 13 and 14
Venue:  8TH Floor Room 8.10, Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SE

Commercialising science isn't all about writing business plans, doing licensing deals and leaving the lab behind.

Newcastle University Business School and Newcastle Biomedicine are offering a unique opportunity for research staff to learn all about 'Commericalising Science' from world renowned expert Professor Scott Shane (Case Western Reserve University) and Dr Lucy Foley (Newcastle University School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials).

Scott Shane is the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University and a Visiting Distinguished International Scholar at Newcastle University Business School.  The author of Academic Entrepreneurship: University Spinoffs and Wealth Creation and numerous scholarly articles on university technology transfer, Professor. Shane has spent over a decade studying university spin-offs and technology transfer.  He has consulted to numerous large and small organisations on these topics and has taught this course for several years to research scientists and medical doctors at Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals and the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Shane is also an angel investor and member of the Northcoast Angel Network.

Lucy Foley is a Teaching Fellow in Biobusiness, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Material. Lucy joined Newcastle from UCL where she trained in Biochemical Engineering.  Lucy’s research, working across the university to realize the widespread adoption of cell therapies, highlighted the need for a more productive form of enterprise training for research staff. 

During this intensive 2 and a half day course, Professor Scott Shane and Dr Lucy Foley will offer unique insights into how to generate commercial value from your research.  The course will cover:

•             Identifying the COMMERCIAL VALUE in your research
•             Understanding what business people REALLY want from partnerships with academia
•             Protecting your intellectual property
•             Deciding when to start a company and when to license your discoveries to others
•             Figuring out the appropriate role for you in the commercialisation process

So throw away your preconceptions about commercial science and generic business courses, forget business plans and profit and loss sheets. Come and learn how to identify the commercial value in translational research from a world leading expert.

Course fees £100 for the full 2.5 day course

REGISTER HERE 

For more details about Newcastle University Business School visit  ncl.ac.uk/nubs


Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SE

published on: 9th January 2012