The Tough Life of an Academic Entrepreneur: Innovative commercial and non-commercial ventures must be encouraged.

Academic entrepreneurs¬†are a valuable asset for universities. However, most academic entrepreneurs are forced to live double lives. Performance assessments¬†rarely factor in their experimental and unconventional activities.¬†Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr outline incentives needed to unleash the creative potential of scholars for the overall benefit of society. Cheli Cresswell’s last meeting with her PhD assessors was … Continue reading The Tough Life of an Academic Entrepreneur: Innovative commercial and non-commercial ventures must be encouraged.