Research Paper

The origin of spin-offs – A typology of corporate and academic spin-offs.

ERC Research Paper No 26

Associated Themes
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Innovation

We provide a typology of corporate and academic spin-off types, distinguishing spin-offs involving new ventures from those that concern existing activities. We summarize the papers published in this special issue, relating them to the typology we develop. We conclude by developing an agenda for further research on spin-offs.