Fuentek is excited to announce the recent redesign of the Dryden IPP Web site. Technology transfer offices across the country strive to find the most effective ways to market available technologies as well as to communicate with and attract potential … Continue reading

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Last week I read an interesting article on Beyond the First World. Terry Young discussed four reasons for establishing a technology transfer office (TTO) at universities. Making money was not on that list, and I agree that TTOs (wherever they … Continue reading

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Kolon Industries, Inc.—one of Fuentek’s technology transfer clients—has developed a transparent, flexible, colorless polyimide material that will revolutionize a wide range of electronics applications. And attendees at next week’s 10th Annual Flexible Electronics and Displays show in Phoenix, Arizona will … Continue reading

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Blog Series Making Hard Choices: How and When to Shut Down Technology Marketing Efforts This collection of blog posts presents several case studies about making the tough call to cancel the effort and move on. Download PDF.  

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I had a fantastic time as a judge in last year’s NC FIRST Robotics Competition. This year, I get to do it again!    Editor’s note: For the latest news about the next regional tournament, visit NC FIRST. Spring is … Continue reading

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Introducing the new Fuentek.com Editor’s Note: The Fuentek Web site was revised on October 25, 2013. Check out our new home page. I was very proud this week to announce the launch of the all-new Fuentek Web site! This redesign … Continue reading

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Your time is precious, right? So when it comes to attending a webinar, you want to get the most out of your time—not to mention the registration fee that your company (or maybe even you yourself) paid. And if the … Continue reading

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Next week I’ll be one of three panelists in a live webinar hosted by Technology Transfer Tactics. The topic: how your technology transfer office can establish successful partnerships with government agencies. This is a topic I’m quite passionate about, and … Continue reading

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Last week, I talked about a technology transfer marketing effort that never should have been launched. But in pursuing your marketing efforts, you may find that interest and the potential for success waxes and wanes over time depending on events … Continue reading

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Last week I talked a bit about reflecting on and reassessing your technology marketing efforts, and we looked at an example of how and when to make the hard choice of shutting down a marketing effort on a fatally flawed … Continue reading

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