TECH TRANSFER CONSULTANCY
Your AUTM Annual Meeting Checklist Laura Schoppe Laura Schoppe

The 2018 AUTM® meeting is coming up Feb. 18-21, and we at Fuentek are looking forward to it! If you’re with a university tech transfer office, you should too. The AUTM meeting provides lots of opportunities to network and learn about the latest advancements in tech transfer. Having participated in the AUTM meeting for several years, I offer up these tips to help you get the most out of your time in Phoenix.

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Free Webinars Help Companies Get the Most Out of Their IP Laura Schoppe Laura Schoppe

We at Fuentek are big proponents of actively managing the intellectual property (IP) portfolio as a strategic asset. This is as important for companies as it is for universities, government agencies, and the like. So, Fuentek teamed up with PatSnap to offer a series of free webinars to help companies get the most out of their IP portfolios. Today’s post provides an overview of—and, more importantly, easy links to—that webinar series.

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Getting the Most out of Industry Events: Advice for Tech Transfer Rebecca Stoughton Rebecca Stoughton

Although not nearly as costly as hosting tech transfer events, attending a relevant industry conference still requires a significant financial and time commitment. So, it’s important for your technology transfer office (TTO) attendees to achieve tangible outcomes. (Plus, you don’t want it perceived a junket.) Here is some advice based on our extensive experience supporting TTOs.

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Advice for Hosting Tech Transfer Events Rebecca Stoughton Rebecca Stoughton

Following up on my last post discussing best practices for using events as a form of technology transfer marketing, today I’d like to discuss the specifics of hosting your own event. Putting on a tech transfer–focused event can be challenging. Even relatively small events require significant planning, not only from a content perspective but also all the logistics. Here’s what we have learned in helping a range of technology transfer offices (TTOs) put on a variety of events.

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All About Events: Tips for Tech Transfer Offices Rebecca Stoughton Rebecca Stoughton

Many university technology transfer offices (TTOs) use events as a key tool for marketing their innovations to potential licensees. They attend industry conferences, they host technology showcases, and they even go to the tech-specific level with web-based briefings. Events such as these can provide a valuable opportunity to engage with potential licensees and sponsored-research partners. For offices that are also charged with assisting their startups, this is a chance to engage with potential investors as well. And when done effectively, events can help you take a major step forward in securing a deal.

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Top 10 Hints Your Tech Transfer Internship Program Is in Trouble Danielle McCulloch Danielle McCulloch

Ah, fall! University students return to campus. And technology transfer offices (TTOs) have the opportunity to establish–or enhance–their internship program. Longtime readers of the Fuentek blog know that we have a lot of experience setting up new  TTO internship programs. From planning the program to selecting the candidates to training and mentoring the interns, we’ve done it all. We even published a white paper about it. So today, while I’m feeling slightly nostalgic for David Letterman, I’d like to have a little fun while I share Fuentek insights about tech transfer internship programs.

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