Gold in the ivory tower: equity rewards of outlicensing

Edwards, Mark; Murray, Fiona; Yu, Robert
May 2006
Nature Biotechnology;May2006, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p509
Academic Journal
The article focuses on issues and topics regarding university-biotech licensing agreements in the U.S. Over time, university-biotech licensing agreements have become more complex as biotech companies increasingly relied upon academic discoveries a the foundation of their technology value. According to a survey, more universities are taking equity as one element of their technology licensing arrangements, with 1,433 executed agreements over the past four years.


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