Date Hour Room Track
05th December,2018 9:00-10:30 am Track 2

When addressing the contractual relationships between a university and its spin-off: What are the issues as far as equity, royalties, and research income are concerned? How do VCs, academic institutions, spin-off management, and human resources management of the university interact? What are the main conflicts of interest that can arise from people holding dual positions, in the university and in the start-up? There are many different patterns among academic institutions and TTOs: Privileging short-term income through upfront payments, acting as a long-term partner through shareholder status in the spin-off. There is certainly not a single recipe for success…

Adrian Ibrahim - Wellcome Sanger Institute
Caroline Barelle - Elasmogen
Alain Chevallier - Truffle Capital

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