Key success factors for technological entrepreneurs' R&D projects

  title={Key success factors for technological entrepreneurs' R&D projects},
  author={Thomas {\AA}stebro},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management},
The impact of 36 innovation, technology, and market characteristics on the probability that early stage R&D projects will reach the market is examined. Analysis is based on data from 561 R&D projects developed by technological entrepreneurs. Four characteristics stand out as most predictive: expected profitability, technological opportunity, development risk, and appropriability conditions. These predict future commercial success well with an out-of-sample accuracy of 80.9 %. This model… CONTINUE READING
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