TECH TRANSFER CONSULTANCY
Data Benchmarking to Evaluate Technology Transfer Office (TTO) Performance Laura Schoppe Laura Schoppe

For university Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs), a review of performance, structure, and functions—particularly in comparison to peer organizations—provides the opportunity to optimize internal operations, enhance engagement with internal and external customers and stakeholders, and revise policies and procedures to better align with current goals. Tracking data metrics is one way to accomplish key goals and prepare for future opportunities.

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Tenure and Promotion Trends Promotions and Tenure: An AUTM 2020 Webinar on Current Trends and New Initiatives Danielle McCulloch Danielle McCulloch

We might not have been able to meet in person at AUTM 2020 in San Diego, but there’s no reason we can’t still have a session to discuss an important and evolving trend for university technology transfer offices (TTOs): Tenure and Promotion Trends: Current Initiatives to Take Commercialization into Account Tues., April 21, 2020 • 2:00pm EDT

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Webinar: Government Use of Federally Funded IP: It’s Not as Simple as You Think Government Use of IP: Webinar Offering of AUTM 2020 Panel Laura Schoppe Laura Schoppe

Although the AUTM 2020 annual meeting was cancelled, we can still share best practices, information, and thoughts. Join us in a webinar version of the panel we had planned for: Government Use of Federally Funded IP: It’s Not as Simple as You Think Wed., March 11, 2020 • 1:00–3:00pm EDT

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Calling All Universities: Promotion and Tenure Coalition Forming Danielle McCulloch Danielle McCulloch

The notion of incorporating innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) into promotion and tenure (P&T) decisions is by no means new. But making the concept a reality has been a struggle for many universities. Now, a diverse coalition of universities will be gathering for a September 16-18, 2020 P&T summit, thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the leadership of Professor Rich Carter from Oregon State University. Below is my conversation with Rich as we were preparing for a P&T session at AUTM 2020.

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Fuentek's Danielle McCulloch, Becky Stoughton, and Laura Schoppe Looking Forward to #AUTM2020 in San Diego Nancy Pekar Nancy Pekar

Members of the Fuentek team will be joining hundreds of other technology transfer professionals from across the United States and around the world in San Diego, California, for the AUTM 2020 national meeting. Today’s post gives you a preview of two sessions we’re involved in as well as this year’s giveaways at Booth #504.

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How to Get the Most Out of the AUTM Annual Meeting Laura Schoppe Laura Schoppe

AUTM 2020 is coming up March 8-11, and university professionals will gather in San Diego to learn about the latest developments in technology transfer and network with industry, investors, and other research institutions. Here is my advice for bringing back the greatest value when you return to your technology transfer office (TTO).

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