If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that Fuentek is pleased to share the insights we’ve learned in the past decade of providing technology transfer services to a wide range of clients. So it is with great pleasure that we unveil the newly updated Insights section of the Fuentek Web site. This section gathers together the many diverse resources we offer on a wide range of tech transfer topics. Continue reading
We’ve wrapped up our previous poll about why marketing projects tend to go awry. So looking ahead to 2012, we’re wondering:
What do you see as the most important issue for tech transfer in the coming year: licensing revenue, economic development, sponsored/collaborative research (partnerships), or other?
Take the poll now and then tell us more about what you think. Submit a… Continue reading
Fuentek is launching a new poll today. The question: How many times last year did your tech transfer office market licensing/partnership opportunities by attending an industry conference or trade show? You can take our current poll here. As noted in The IP Marketing Blog this past June, trade show marketing is not dead. In fact, industry conferences and trade shows can be an ideal place to market to prospective licensees and partners. These may be shows focused on a particular technical area or market, or they may be conferences focused on the tech transfer industry. Continue reading
A few weeks ago I blogged on the results our poll on the most effective way to encourage innovators to participate in tech transfer. Since then, the conversation has continued on LinkedIn® via the Technology Transfer Valorisation group. Some great ideas were shared in that group. Since some readers of our blog might not be members of that group, I’d like to share them here. Continue reading
Our latest poll asked the question: What does your tech transfer office (TTO) find to be the most effective way to encourage innovator participation in tech transfer? As you can see by the chart, more than two-fifths of respondents said training was their most important tool. And as regular readers of our blog know, we agree. Training sessions we’ve provided to researchers on the basics of tech transfer as well as open innovation topics have done wonders to help TTOs connect with innovators.
As any tech transfer professional knows, inventor buy-in is key to successful technology licensing and collaborative R&D. But which tech transfer office (TTO) effort to secure that buy-in packs the biggest punch? Take our latest poll!
In May, we polled the tech transfer community about the most important factor in making the patenting decision, and the majority indicated that market factors are of primary importance. Now we’re wondering: how do technology transfer offices (TTOs) determine where … Continue reading
We’ve blogged a bit at Fuentek about our client’s award-winning technologies and the positive impact innovation awards have on technology transfer. But it’s pretty exciting when our own work receives an award. Later today Fuentek will be receiving an award … Continue reading