How Should Universities Profit From Student Research?

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John Bringardner on Cornell Tech and why universities invest in student startups: http://nyr.kr/1hpDEiq

“The Runway program is designed to turn deep academic research into a marketable product; its first post-docs have already spent years in the lab, sometimes running into dead ends and starting over in a way that pure academic research allows but investors don’t.”

Rendering of Cornell Tech by Kilograph.