Science-based Entrepreneurship Profile

Profile Introduction

Science-based entrepreneurship (SBE) is a foundational source of innovation and thereby for economic growth. Academic institutions are excellent breeding grounds for startups and there is international recognition for the need of education on science-based entrepreneurship. Science-based entrepreneurship is described as the ways in which scientific knowledge drives economic activity and underpins societal impact. It encapsulates the study of how scientific innovations can be validated and brought to market.

There are many routes towards entrepreneurship; whether it is finding a science-based product while working at a large company or performing research in an incubator. The SBE profile has been created with the goal of providing such a path in entrepeneurship for students in all science programs.