Monthly Archives: February 2009

Software and Biotech Licensing

University technology transfer is dominated by the what can be called “biotech licensing” expectations. University administrators and licensing professionals tend to believe that “biotech” is where the money is, both now and historically, and that the primary means of getting … Continue reading

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Posting Management

I have spent the last couple of months exploring other forms of discussion, including Linked-In discussion groups, Google groups, Twitter, Kyte, Wikis, Facebook, Plaxo, Spoke, conventional listserv discussions, and plain old email. My sense is that Linked-In discussions for the … Continue reading

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Open Innovation and University Tech Transfer

Open innovation lies at the root of university technology transfer. The fundamental expectation in moving technology from basic research to industry requires that companies accept incoming technology. As soon as one is up against the “not invented here” syndrome, one … Continue reading

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