Category Archives: Technology Transfer Offices

Video Tour of NASA’s Glenn Research Center Tech Transfer Office Web Site

Web Site Tour Video Tour of NASA’s Glenn Research Center Tech Transfer Office Web Site Click here to see a video that shows off the structure of the tech transfer program site at NASA’s Glenn Research Center, which Fuentek redesigned … Continue reading

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Effective Communications with External Stakeholders

Updated Oct. 12, 2010 Five techniques for effective communications with external stakeholders Establishing effective communications with potential licensees or prospective partners is a daunting task. Successfully getting someone’s attention, developing the business case for a constructive dialog, establishing the proper … Continue reading

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Effective Communications with Internal Stakeholders

Five techniques for effective communications with internal stakeholders Maintaining effective communications with your Technology Transfer Office’s key stakeholders—inventors, attorneys, administrators, financial personnel, public relations department—sounds easy, but quite often it is considerably more challenging and resource intensive than we expect. … Continue reading

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The Dos, Don’ts, and Benefits of TTO Use of Social Media

Last Tuesday, I had the pleasure of serving on a panel discussing the rising trend in Technology Transfer Office (TTO) use of social media to market intellectual property portfolios. Sponsored by Technology Transfer Tactics, the webinar was designed to help … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Your TTO Blog, Microblog, and Other Social Media Tools

Updated Oct. 12, 2010 In my last posts, I discussed the value of social media tools such as blogs, with some extra discussion of microblogging, as an effective means of communication for Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs). Now I offer the … Continue reading

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Blogs and Microblogging Can Be Valuable Tools

Blog Series Blogs and Microblogging Can Be Valuable Tools This collection of blog posts provides an overview of these two tools that can deliver real value to a technology transfer office. Download PDF.

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More about Microblogging

In my prior post on the value of social media tools, I noted the potential synergy between blogging and microblogging. In this post, I will elaborate on the application and uses for microblogging and how this tool can benefit a … Continue reading

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Social Media Tools Can Be Valuable for Tech Transfer Offices: Blogs and Microblogging

The task of developing a social media strategy for your organization may sound daunting. So much of the hype of social media tools appears to be focused on consumers or business-to-consumer (B2C) applications. After following this trend for the past … Continue reading

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How to Structure an Effective Tech Transfer Internship Program

Back in November, I urged technology transfer offices (TTOs) to take caution when using interns. They can be a great help… if you structure it right. There’s a lot more to say about this topic. So, I decided to write … Continue reading

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Tips to Becoming an Effective TTO Change Agent

Managing change within any organization is increasingly more challenging each year. Stakeholder expectations are increasing. Cycle time expectations are collapsing for all institutional processes and transactions. Geographic boundaries are collapsing as a result of globalization. Institutional organizational strategies are increasingly … Continue reading

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