TRAINING @ | Trundling for Money in Tucson

WHAT: FASEB Grantsmanship Training Program

WHERE: Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz.

WHY: To teach investigators grant-writing skills that will maximize their ability to generate their ideas

ADVANTAGES: Strategies for what should and shouldn't be done in grant writing

WHEN: July 31-Aug. 2, 2003


COST: $500



TIP TROVE | Unleash Researchers' Creativity

Courtesy of Martin Conyon

In knowledge-based entrepreneurial firms, human capital rather than tangible assets are important contributors to the firm's value, and almost by definition, employees with key knowledge, such as scientists, have value outside the firm. The focus of senior management should be to make sure that those scientists unleash their talents in your firm, and not a competitor's. To attract and retain scarce talents, it is important to give key employees a stake in the enterprise, such as stock...

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