This book will help to make more transparent the phenomenon of academic spin-offs in Germany. The analysis focuses on the so-called high-tech spin-offs. New book Monika Norr (2010): Spin-offs: as scientists to entrepreneurs, requirements to the founder and the transfer object become the book of technical progress and innovations are for the long-term growth of an economy of high importance. This applies particularly to Germany, a country in which knowledge is the only immediately available raw material. Academic spin-offs make an important contribution to the recovery and diffusion of knowledge, innovation and technology.
This is spin-offs from universities, colleges and research organisations. This book will help to make more transparent the phenomenon of academic spin-offs in Germany. The analysis focuses on the so-called high-tech spin-offs. These start-ups are his hi-tech research result in a marketable product, where the scientists further developed. In the book, key words are first illuminated as spin-offs, start-ups, innovation and the different types of parent organizations from different angles. Then represented the founding figures of spin-offs, the areas and activities, as well as its importance to the national economy. 50 different studies from Germany, the United States and other countries to determine success factors for spin off start-ups. These studies are summarized in a table with their key messages.
The analysis of success factors, this book focuses on the personality of the founder and the transfer object. These two factors are usually the most important assets that has a spin-off formation in the high-tech sector. To conclude, possible approaches to improving the quantity and quality of spin-offs will be presented and discussed. Also interested in founding scientists are recommendations in the form of a checklist. Can benefit from this book Scientists students entrepreneurs, universities and research institutions, political institutions, and consultant in the field of the establishment. Who deals with academic spin-offs or an own business, find here valuable decision-making AIDS.