Partnership in spin-out companies

Spin-out companies are founded so that technology from universities can be exploited. As a legal entity, they can be founded by the partners of different nature. Partner in a spin-out company can be well known company and with that partnership all parties can exploit their partners or knowledge that was created during the research. This way the company can be separated of its main business

This type of partnership is especially conducive when a company wants to move its activities toward knowledge based business and when a company wants to join forces with researchers that created the technology.