WHAT BURNSIDE DEVELOPMENT DOES: The importance of academic research to the economy is clear. How to get from the laboratory to economic impact and jobs, is not. I know the way and can help make it happen.

WHAT: Burnside concentrates on assisting people in the following areas:

  • Invention & Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Communicating the Value and Impact of research commercialization

I provide services covering research based, technology commercialization including, but not limited to:

  • Workshops and Training
  • Creation of Strategic Plans and then Operating Plans for implementation
  • Licensing Strategies for individual projects
  • Plan/implement start-ups – product development, market focus and financing plans
  • Obtaining financing for commercialization

WHY: Together with clients, we have achieved:

  • Higher rates of faculty involvement as success breeds more success
  • Economic impacts in the form of jobs and regional growth
  • Public and political recognition for value-creation from government-funded research
  • More public benefit from commercialization as more research is successfully commercialized

WHERE: Global experience from Chile to India to the Middle East to the US and Canada, involving Academic, Private Sector and Governments.

HOW: Working with:

  • Academic and private entrepreneurs to create road-maps and plans for success.
  • Governments to formulate strategies and implementing programs to create supportive eco-systems for job creation and prosperity.