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5 Keys to Tech Transfer “Reboot” Success

red-reboot_iStock_000050491100_lowrezI’ve blogged before about technology transfer offices (TTOs) that are entering a new phase of life. Today I’d like to share Fuentek’s recommendations for the top of your To-Do List for rebooting a TTO. These are based both on what we’ve done for our clients and on my personal experience in the trenches at the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) at the University of Texas at Dallas. Continue reading

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Survey Results from (Re)New Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs)

Questionnaire conceptAs I discussed in early December, I’ve been curious about the experiences of those starting (or restarting) their TTO. So we created a short survey and invited the tech transfer community to use it to share their experiences. Two dozen folks responded — not bad considering it is a niche question– and today I’m sharing these responses along with some of my insights and experiences. 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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Operational Excellence for Tech Transfer Offices

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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