L'entrepreneur scientifique ou la dévalorisation du travail de chercheur

Par Sophie Boutillier

The scientific entrepreneur or the depreciation of researcher's work

The researcher has an obligation of result, not scientifically but economically. The result of his researches must quickly find an economic outcome. The researcher is becoming a scientific entrepreneur. This situation is the result of a slow evolution where political, religious, economic and scientific interests take place. At any time, political and religious powers have been interested in the work of scientists and built institutions in order to canalize their knowledge. It's with capitalism that this transformation is the most immediate and the better encouraged and accepted by society.

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