Author Archives: Laura Schoppe

Tapping Young Talent During Lean Times: A Great Idea, but Proceed with Caution

There was an article in the October issue of Technology Transfer Tactics about university tech transfer offices tapping into their student body for low-cost labor. I whole-heartedly agree that—with the right training program—students can be a huge help to TTOs … Continue reading

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Consider the Long-Term Impact of Cost-Cutting Solutions

In the past year or so, many universities have slowed down or even stopped their patenting and marketing activities because of budget constraints. Though I understand the realities of disappearing endowments and tight state budgets, I believe TTOs have cost … Continue reading

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Commercialization Success Requires Patience

It can take years for a promising technology or invention to catch on as a successful, commercialized product. A good example is the CorTemp™ Ingestible Core Body Thermometer Pill. The patented, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-regulated thermometer pill was invented … Continue reading

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Laura Schoppe Discusses Collaborative Research and Development

Podcast Laura Schoppe Discusses Collaborative Research and Development In this podcast, Fuentek’s founder and president Laura Schoppe addresses technology infusion and explains what steps companies should take before searching for potential partners. You can download the podcast free by registering … Continue reading

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Laura Schoppe Discusses Patent Portfolio Screening

Podcast Laura Schoppe Discusses Patent Portfolio Screening In the podcast, Fuentek founder and president Laura Schoppe explains what these screenings involve and how they can help companies maximize the value of their intellectual property. You can access this podcast free … Continue reading

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Sources for Space Technologies: Finding and Evaluating New Partners

Conference Paper Sources for Space Technologies: Finding and Evaluating New Partners This paper was presented at the 2006 International Astronautical Congress. Below is the abstract. You can download this paper free by registering on the In-Depth Insights page of the … Continue reading

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Investigate before Investing: Using Technology Transfer Principles to Guide R&D

Conference Paper Investigate before Investing: Using Technology Transfer Principles to Guide R&D This paper was presented at the 2005 International Astronautical Congress. Below is the abstract. You can download the paper free by registering on the In-Depth Insights page of … Continue reading

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