Continually maintaining a focus on planning, prioritizing, and executing projects and tasks for your Technology Transfer Office is complex and requires effective integration of numerous interrelated operational processes. These processes ensure that the allocation and engagement of your staff is … Continue reading

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There was an article in the October issue of Technology Transfer Tactics about university tech transfer offices tapping into their student body for low-cost labor. I whole-heartedly agree that—with the right training program—students can be a huge help to TTOs … Continue reading

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In the past year or so, many universities have slowed down or even stopped their patenting and marketing activities because of budget constraints. Though I understand the realities of disappearing endowments and tight state budgets, I believe TTOs have cost … Continue reading

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Commercializing software presents some unique challenges not typically found with physical intellectual property. Software markets are crowded and often saturated with many undifferentiated solutions. Further, the software industry tends to be highly skeptical of anything “not invented here.” Software’s black-box … Continue reading

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You can improve your enterprise’s Success by establishing and Managing a virtual team to enhance your organization’s Agility and increase staff Retention by leveraging modern, low-cost, ubiquitous Technology. Increasingly more enterprise leaders are achieving greater success by establishing organization goals, … Continue reading

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Leveraging online tools such as Web sites, blogs, Web conferences, video demonstrations, podcasts, etc. can save you time and money and greatly enhance your technology commercialization efforts. These online tools allow you to effectively reach a large number of prospects … Continue reading

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In many high-tech industries (especially software), Webinars have become the de facto standard for information delivery and lead generation. Planned and executed correctly, a Webinar can yield outstanding results for your technology commercialization marketing efforts. If you are interested in … Continue reading

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Prospects want easy access to information about technologies available for licensing. Providing them with a robust Web site is the best and fastest way to meet that requirement. Most every piece of non-confidential information about a technology can and should … Continue reading

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It can take years for a promising technology or invention to catch on as a successful, commercialized product. A good example is the CorTemp™ Ingestible Core Body Thermometer Pill. The patented, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-regulated thermometer pill was invented … Continue reading

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Podcast Laura Schoppe Discusses Collaborative Research and Development In this podcast, Fuentek’s founder and president Laura Schoppe addresses technology infusion and explains what steps companies should take before searching for potential partners. You can download the podcast free by registering … Continue reading

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