Profile of Spin-off Firms in the Biotechnology Sector: Results from the Biotechnology Use and Development Survey - 1999 - ARCHIVED
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Spin-off firms made up over 34% of the core group of firms from the 1999 biotechnology survey. They also made up over 112 of the 270 small (under 50 employees) size firms, by far the largest group of core biotechnology, and half of the human health related firms, the largest sector of biotechnology firms. Central to this paper is the question: What are the general characteristics of this sub-group of core biotechnology firms?