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Science for SaleThe Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism$
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Daniel S. Greenberg

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780226306254

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.001.0001

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Changing Attitudes

Changing Attitudes

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(p.82) 4 Changing Attitudes
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Science for Sale
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0005

This chapter discusses the changing of attitude of researchers towards the commercialization of academic research in the U.S. It explains that it has become a norm for professors to sell their expertise off campus or perform industry-financed research in their university laboratories. Many companies, particularly big pharmaceutical firms, have become dependent on academic research, either through financing of research or buying start-ups of academic entrepreneurs.

Keywords:   academic research, researchers, commercialization, U.S., pharmaceutical firms, start-ups, academic entrepreneurs

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