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‘Business of science’ digest—June 2021

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Credit: Silas Jean-Pierre Bubser

Tips and tricks for a perfect investor pitch

In the first episode, seasoned science entrepreneurs tell Adam Levy how to take the daunting first steps to commercializing your research.

How to register a patent

Scientist-turned-lawyer Tamsen Valoir outlines a key step on the road to commercializing your research.

How technology-transfer teams can help your spin-off succeed

In episode three we meet the people who advise researcher entrepreneurs on patents, licensing, business plans and commercial partnerships.

How to grow your start-up

A successful entrepreneur needs to quickly develop a strategy to scale up their company, transfer skills to colleagues and shape a team.

The setbacks that can help your start-up succeed

Cash-flow challenges and team tensions are just two of the issues a fledgling business can face. Learn from them and move on, say seasoned entrepreneurs in episode five.

The transferable skills that straddle academia and industry

Many researcher entrepreneurs forge successful portfolio careers across the two sectors.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d43747-021-00089-9

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