Researchers have several career options besides academia. One such interesting non-traditional option is setting up their own business. For researchers looking to branch out into business, the best possible option would be to commercialize something that they have worked on or believe in i.e an outcome of their own hard work in the lab. However, entrepreneurship is not an easy task and several considerations need to be kept in mind before one goes down that path.
Here, we describe a few tips that researchers intending to start their business could use to successfully put together a research-inspired startup.