A groundbreaking guide to the commercialization of scientific breakthroughs in chemistry, from successful entrepreneurs
Chemistry Entrepreneurship is a step-by-step guide that is specifically devoted to understanding what it takes to start and grow a new company in the chemistry sector. Comprehensive in scope, the book covers the various aspects of the creation of a new chemical enterprise including: the protection of the invention, the business plan, the transfer from the research center or university, the financing, the legal setup, the launching of the company and its growth and exit strategies.
This hands-on book contains the information needed to help to determine if you have what it takes to be a chemistry entrepreneur, explains how to take an ideas out of the lab and into the real world, reveals how to develop your burgeoning business, and shows how to sustain and grow your business. This much-needed resource also includes interviews with founding scientists who created their own successful chemical companies. This important book:
Written for chemists in industry, chemists, materials scientists, chemical engineers, Chemistry Entrepreneurshipis a guide for becoming a founder of a successful chemical company.