The commercialisation of academic science is acknowledged as economically desirable for institutions, individual researchers and the public (de Melo-Martin, 2013). In this chapter, the relative propensity for women in academic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to commercialise their research by, for example, becoming entrepreneurs and patenting is explored through a review of the available academic literature and published reports.
|Title of host publication||The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship|
|Editors||Colette Henry, Teresa Nelson, Kate V. Lewis|
|Publication status||Published - 10 May 2017|
|Name||Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting|
Lawton Smith, H., Etzkowitz, H., Meschitti, V., & Poulovassilis, A. (2017). Female academic entrepreneurship and commercialisation: reviewing the evidence and identifying the challenges. In C. Henry, T. Nelson, & K. V. Lewis (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship (pp. 78-92). (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting). Routledge.