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Fuentek President Laura Schoppe To Lead Feb. 7 Webinar Discussing Global Technology Portal (GTP)

GTP Developed By The Association Of University Technology Managers® (AUTM) Will Help Universities Showcase, Market Technology

(February 2, 2012)

Laura Schoppe

Laura Schoppe

APEX, N.C. – Fuentek, LLC, a technology consulting firm that provides intellectual property (IP) management and technology transfer services, has announced that the firm’s president, Laura Schoppe, will host a webinar for the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) discussing the latter group’s new Global Technology Portal on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at noon EST. The 1-hour webinar, titled "How to Market Your Technologies with the AUTM GTP," will focus on the functionality of the portal and showing participants how to leverage the GTP most successfully.

The AUTM Global Technology Portal is a website that aims to actively facilitate networking, partnership and licensing deals among corporations and universities. Designed to be a one-stop shop for corporations to find university technologies available for licensing, the portal also will enable collaboration by allowing corporations to easily search for universities with the capabilities that they need.

Schoppe, who serves on the AUTM board of directors as vice president of strategic alliances, played an instrumental role in the development of the GTP. The GTP is scheduled to launch in February 2012.

To register for the webinar, which is free and open to AUTM and non-AUTM members, visit https://www.autm.net/source/registration/Main/MtgInfo.cfm?MtgCode=OPDFEB12 (link opens new browser window).

“I am excited about the future of the Global Technology Portal,” said Schoppe. “This portal will help foster a community of collaboration that results in licenses and partnerships much more effectively and consistently.”

DETAILS:

- Schoppe has led major technology transfer projects at leading universities and government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies have sought her advice on strategic planning related to their intellectual assets. She presents often at national and international conferences and has published many papers and book chapters.

- AUTM serves a global network of more than 3,500 technology transfer professionals in the academic, research, government and private sectors. To join AUTM, visit www.autm.net/join (link opens new browser window).

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