Weekly Update, Issue 28, April 27, 2010

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New Standard Licensing Agreement Expedites University Startups, According to Kauffman Foundation Paper unc_licensing_whitepaper_cover
A new white paper from the Kauffman Foundation outlines the success of the Carolina Express License Agreement, a standard licensing agreement set forth by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that commercializes academic discoveries and promises to ease the formation of new companies. Accelerating the process by which university researchers license innovations to startup companies, the paper explains, is the key to economic growth and job creation.  Learn more about the agreement>>

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