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The nuts and bolts of startups

Nature Biotechnology volume 20, pages BE29BE31 (2002) | Download Citation


You have received funding for your startup, now you have to find and equip a functional home for your business, say Jeffrey Kiplinger and Kurt Last.

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  1. Jeffrey Kiplinger and Kurt Last are principals in Specialty Operations Solutions (Lincoln, RI), which offers facilities, operations, planning, and project management services to science-based companies in both startup and growth phases. Specialty Operations has contributed to the design and initiation of more than 40 research and development operations since 1998


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