Corporate Venturing: Bridging the European Valley of Death

“Valley of Death,” a term coined for the lack of funding during early-stage development of a researched project is the main reason why 95% of Europe’s patents remained inactive.

This is despite that the European Union (EU) possesses a strong research ecosystem whereby her research institutions are ranked among top-100 in the world.

Experts Josemaria Siota, Andrea Alunni, Paola Riveros-Chacón, and Mark Wilson, in collaboration with IESE professor M. Julia Prats deep dives into this subject to bridge the “European Valley of Death” with Corporate Venturing.

This study provides an overview of corporate venturing and its potential impact on the technology transfer field, outlining current models, relevant aspects, and current trends.