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Campuses may get $60 Million to sell ideas

April 12, 2007View for printing

The grants would help the schools develop business models, create business plans and implement projects. "We have the budget to protect these inventions but we don't have the money to develop the inventions," Stephen Nappi said Wednesday.

"It's frustrating for me to see the faculty members not get to see a great idea able to reach market. But I think help is on the way"

Four Florida bills would set aside $10 million in state grant money and $50 million in tax credits to help public universities get their inventions to market. T

By Jennifer Sorentrue

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

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UTSA program is seeking to foster technology start-ups

San Antonio Business Journal by Catherine Dominguez

"Bottom line is, for a technology to really make a difference, it has to go through commercialization," Agrawal says.

Agrawal says in the past, commercializing technologies or products in academic circles was not popular; however, he says doing so just makes sense.

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