Eliminating defective semiconductor wafers greatly increases chip manufacturers’ confidence that their products will be reliable. NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed and patented a powerful measurement tool that will enable manufacturers to monitor the quality of their semiconductors non-destructively. Previously, … Continue reading

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White Paper Developing an Effective Internship Program for Your University’s Technology Transfer Office There has been much buzz throughout the technology transfer industry about using MBA candidates and other graduate students as an inexpensive resource for university technology transfer offices … Continue reading

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Blog Series Marketing IP Is an Iterative Process This collection of blog posts discusses how to define and institutionalize an agile marketing process. Download PDF.

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In recent posts on marketing intellectual property (IP), I have conveyed the merits of implementing an iterative marketing process. This process includes validating your decision to invest resources in commercialization, developing your marketing plan, executing that plan and scheduling checkpoints … Continue reading

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NASA Ames’s Perilog software benefits government and commercial aviation safety and holds promise for data mining improvements for other industries A contextual search tool from NASA’s Ames Research Center, Perilog software provides data mining capabilities to the Aviation Safety Reporting … Continue reading

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Oct. 28, 2015 update: This technology is now offered as part of the Startup NASA Initiative, which allows startup companies the opportunity to license select patented NASA technology with no up-front payment. Check out this Forbes article for other featured technologies. Fuentek plays … Continue reading

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In recent posts on Marketing Intellectual Property, I have described the merits of implementing an iterative marketing process; validating your decision to invest your resources in commercializing a technology; developing your marketing plan; and executing your plan. Timely checkpoints are … Continue reading

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Ultra-fast semiconductor chipmakers have long awaited compounds that would increase chipset speed. To build a faster chipset, they needed a suitable material that exhibits higher charge mobility than silicon. Although several high-charge mobility compound semiconductor materials are available, they are … Continue reading

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A discussion on the Techno-L forum reminded me of an answer Fuentek came up with a few years ago to the question most commonly facing university offices of technology management (OTMs): What do you do when professors-inventors want to form … Continue reading

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Advanced isolation system lets aircraft “float” in mid-air without a critical lift—for safer state-of-the-art ground vibration testing NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in California is making ground vibration testing (GVT) a whole lot safer with its new Starr Soft Support … Continue reading

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