TITLE

Silly academics

PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/9/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1794, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the statement made by Peter Lilley, British Secretary of State, that academics must share the blame for Great Britain's poor record in exploiting ideas commercially. Remarks of Donald Crawford of Product Register that the problem was a gap in communication and culture between academics and industry.
ACCESSION #
10553029

 

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