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Commercializing University Innovations: A Better Way

  title={Commercializing University Innovations: A Better Way},
  author={Robert E. Litan and Lesa Mitchell and E. J. Reedy and Ewing Marion Kauffman},
With the passage of the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, the federal government explicitly endorsed the transfer of exclusive control over government-funded inventions to universities and businesses operating with federal contracts. While this legislation was intended to accelerate further development and commercialization of the ideas and inventions developed under federal contracts, the government did not provide any strategy, process, tools, or resources to shepherd innovations from the halls of… 

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