Handbook of Bioentrepreneurship

  • Thomas Brenner
  • Holger Patzelt

Part of the International Handbook Series on Entrepreneurship book series (IHSE, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Holger Patzelt, Thomas Brenner
    Pages 1-6
  3. Pier Paolo Saviotti, David Catherine
    Pages 53-82
  4. Alan L. Carsrud, Malin Brännback, Maija Renko
    Pages 83-103
  5. Lars Schweizer, Dodo zu Knyphausen-Aufsess
    Pages 133-148
  6. David B. Audretsch, T. Taylor Aldridge, Marcus Perry
    Pages 179-191
  7. Amalya L. Oliver
    Pages 193-210
  8. Saradindu Bhaduri
    Pages 211-248
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 275-294

About this book


Providing an important and timely overview of research in the field of entrepreneurship in biotechnology, The Handbook of Bioentrepreneurship examines one of the most promising industries of the 21st century.  While genetically engineered foods and biopharmaceuticals have made biotechnology part of our everyday lives, launching a bioventure is among the most complex and risky entrepreneurial undertakings, given long development cycles, high levels of technological and market uncertainty, and extraordinary capital requirements.  Featuring unparalleled, in-depth analysis from experts around the world, the Handbook sheds light on emerging business models and strategies, geographical and regional networks, cooperation between firms and universities, legal frameworks, and policy issues that influence the context in which biotech ventures are established and the conditions under which they may flourish.  Reviewing and showcasing state-of-the-art data, examples, theoretical insights, and practical applications, the Handbook will serve as an essential resource for researchers and students in entrepreneurship, corporate strategy, technology management, and economic policy, as well as business leaders, investors, scientists, and policymakers with a stake in the dynamic, high-growth industry of biotechnology.


Bioentrepreneurship Biotechnology Bioventure Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship Genetically modified foods High-tech cluster Mergers and acquisitions Pharmaceuticals Product development Regional economi business dynamics innovation

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Brenner
  • Holger Patzelt

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