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Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin
Innovation

Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin

Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common.
Jake Wobbrock
Senate Bill Would Undermine University Tech Inventions (Opinion)
Starting a Business

Senate Bill Would Undermine University Tech Inventions (Opinion)

A proposed measure intended to encourage more high-tech startups is misguided, our columnist argues. Increasing academic research funding is the better route for fostering innovation.
Scott Shane
TechTrek Professor Mentors IT Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

TechTrek Professor Mentors IT Entrepreneurs

Boston College's John Gallaugher doesn't try to be an all-knowing mentor to his students. But he does lead them on their first trek into the galaxy of tech.
Babson's Candida Brush: Professor and Team Leader
Entrepreneurs

Babson's Candida Brush: Professor and Team Leader

Candida Brush knows the ultimate irony of successful entrepreneurship: It's not about doing something on your own.
For This Nanotech Professor, Science Means Business
Entrepreneurs

For This Nanotech Professor, Science Means Business

Alain Kaloyeros pioneered nanotech research at the University at Albany. Now he oversees a program in which students are trained to be both scientists and entrepreneurs.