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dc.contributor.authorToole, Andrew A.en_US
dc.contributor.authorCzarnitzki, Dirken_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-02-16T14:49:14Z-
dc.date.available2009-02-16T14:49:14Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24139-
dc.description.abstractThis paper considers the U.S. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program as a policy fostering academic entrepreneurship. We highlight two main characteristics of the program that make it attractive as an entrepreneurship policy : early-stage financing and scientist involvement in commercialization. Using unique data on NIH supported biomedical researchers, we trace the incidence of biomedical entrepreneurship through SBIR and describe some of the characteristics of these individuals. To explore the importance of early-stage financing and scientist involvement, we complement our individual level data with information on scientist-linked and non-linked SBIR firms. Our results show that the SBIR program is being used as a commercialization channel by academic scientists. Moreover, we find that the firms associated with these scientists perform significantly better than other non-linked SBIR firms in terms of followon venture capital funding, SBIR program completion, and patenting.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x05-47en_US
dc.subject.jelC25en_US
dc.subject.jelO38en_US
dc.subject.jelO31en_US
dc.subject.jelM13en_US
dc.subject.jelG38en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordAcademic entrepreneurshipen_US
dc.subject.keywordstar scientistsen_US
dc.subject.keywordSBIRen_US
dc.subject.keywordVenture Capitalen_US
dc.subject.keywordinnovationen_US
dc.subject.stwHochschulforschungen_US
dc.subject.stwBiotechnische Forschungen_US
dc.subject.stwMedizinen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensgründungen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmeren_US
dc.subject.stwGewerbepolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleBiomedical Academic Entrepreneurship Through the SBIR Programen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn495632929en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:4273-

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