Category Archives: Technology Commercialization Processes

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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Calculating the R and I in ROI: The R in PRISM of Technology Licensing

Editor’s note: This is the third in a six-post series on how Fuentek views technology licensing through a new PRISM. How do you decide if the return is worth the investment when you’re prioritizing your technology licensing opportunities? There are … Continue reading

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Always Prioritize Your Technology Licensing Opportunities: The P in PRISM

Editor’s note: This is the second in a six-post series on how Fuentek views technology licensing through a new PRISM. Whether your intellectual property (IP) portfolio is small or enormous, prioritizing your commercialization opportunities let’s you put your money and … Continue reading

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Viewing Technology Licensing through a New PRISM

Doesn’t an acronym make everything better? Seriously, sometimes the act of sitting down and thinking through the essence of what you do in an effort to come up with a clever, memorable acronym leads you to greater clarity about what’s … Continue reading

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Invest in Your Inventors: Training Pays Off

Schoppe leads a training session for innovators at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. (NASA photo by Chris Gunn) In most organizations, the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is where the rubber meets the road when it comes to intellectual … Continue reading

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Keep Your Eyes Wide Open When Offered a “Free” Service

As I monitor the technology transfer profession via industry newsletters and blogs, a frequently recurring theme is technology transfer offices seeking to keep their costs down by making use of “free” sources of service. It might be internship programs at … Continue reading

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