Author Archives: Laura Schoppe

Phil Simon Interviews Fuentek for New Book

The New Small by Phil Simon features Fuentek and other small companies that are pioneering new ways of doing business. Technology consultant, author and public speaker Phil Simon recently interviewed me to discuss running a small company, harnessing new technology, … Continue reading

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Impressions from the North Carolina Governor’s Conference for Women

On Tuesday, I had the great privilege of serving as a panelist at the North Carolina Governor’s Conference for Women. I spoke as part of the “How N.C. Women Just Like You Built Multimillion-Dollar Businesses” panel, giving the audience some … Continue reading

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Promoting STEM en Español to 3rd Graders

Third graders learn about STEM with games in Spanish led by Fuentek’s Laura Schoppe. Earlier this week I had the privilege of speaking to Ms. Sorin’s third grade class about the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). But … Continue reading

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Need Tech Transfer Interns Next Summer? Now Is the Time to Get Started

A few years ago, Fuentek released a paper about best practices about setting up effective internship programs for technology transfer offices (TTOs), particularly at universities. As I noted in my blog post about starting a program for TTO interns, a key recommendation … Continue reading

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How’d We Do?: Establishing Useful Technology Transfer Metrics

Fuentek White Paper How’d We Do?: Establishing Useful Technology Transfer Metrics This white paper provides research-based recommendations for measuring performance and success of tech transfer programs in government, academic, and corporate institutions. It is available for download free from the … Continue reading

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FDA Allows NASA-Based Device to Be Used in Medical Imaging

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: You have to be patient when it comes to technology licensing—especially if you’re talking about commercialization of an innovation for medical use. Yesterday, in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NASA’s … Continue reading

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Metrics to Measure Your Technology Licensing Success: The M in PRISM

Editor’s note: This is the last in a six-post series on how Fuentek views technology licensing through a new PRISM. Metrics are one of the most challenging aspects of licensing that any technology transfer office (TTO) faces when pursuing commercialization … Continue reading

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Using Consistency to Streamline Your Technology Licensing Process: The S in PRISM

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a six-post series on how Fuentek views technology licensing through a new PRISM. Many people cite Winston Churchill as saying that “Consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.” But there is a key … Continue reading

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The Ins and Outs of Information Management in Technology Licensing: The I in PRISM

Updated Oct. 12, 2010 Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a six-post series on how Fuentek views technology licensing through a new PRISM. Success in pursuing proactive intellectual property (IP) management and technology commercialization depends upon having a solid … Continue reading

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Viewing Technology Licensing through a New PRISM

Blog Series Viewing Technology Licensing through a New PRISM This collection of blog posts outlines Fuentek’s Prioritize, ROI, Information Management, Streamline, Measure focus. Download PDF.

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