Survey: Taking Science to Market

There are a total of 242 responses FROM 22-Jun-2001 to 11-Jul-2001.   E-mailarticle 1. Have you ever thought of commercially developing any research discovery from an academic lab or research institute?   Percent Count Answers 50.8% 122/240 Yes 47.1% 113/240 No 2.1% 5/240 Other   100.0% 240/240 Summary 2. Have you ever experienced a company developing a product, based on your research without your involvement?   Percent Count Answers

The Scientist Staff
Aug 19, 2001
There are a total of 242 responses FROM 22-Jun-2001 to 11-Jul-2001.
 
 
E-mail
article
1. Have you ever thought of commercially developing any research discovery from an academic lab or research institute?
 
Percent
Count
Answers
50.8%
122/240
Yes
47.1%
113/240
No
2.1%
5/240
Other
 
100.0%
240/240
Summary



2. Have you ever experienced a company developing a product, based on your research without your involvement?
 
Percent
Count
Answers
9.0%
13/145
Yes
91.0%
132/145
No
 
100.0%
145/145
Summary



3. If you answered "yes," what happened?
The thought was mine; the action was someone else's .
Research idea had to be explained in painstaking detail during many internal meetings. The frustrating part was that I was not allowed to participate in the commercialization process.
No protection against borrowed ideas. No recognizance, no respect for objective intellectual property.
It was a disaster from all perspectives.
Nothing
An enzyme crystal...

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