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Table 7 Attitudes towards commercialization

From: Examining the differences between the motivations of traditional and entrepreneurial scientists

Attitudinal variables Traditional scientists Entrepreneurial scientists Total
Mean Std. dev. Mean Std. dev. Mean Std. dev.
The commercialization of scientific results through spin-off company plays important role in my scientific field. 2.7 1.3 4.1 0.8 2.8 1.3
It is important for me to commercialize my scientific results through spin-off company 2.8 1.3 4.3 0.7 3.0 1.3
If I had commercializable research result, I would commercialize it through spin-off company. 3.5 1.3 4.3 0.7 3.7 1.3
  1. Source: authors’ compilation