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Technology Transfer Tactics, November 2022

Technology Transfer Tactics, November 2022The following is a list of the articles that appear in the November 2022 issue of Technology Transfer Tactics monthly newsletter.

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Technology Transfer Tactics
Vol. 16, No. 11, November 2022

  • CU Boulder paves the way for start-ups using ‘Licensing with EASE®’ model. Since launching its Licensing with EASE® express agreement for start-up entrepreneurs in 2018, CU Boulder has seen its number of startups “increase dramatically,” according to Brynmor Rees, associate vice chancellor for research & innovation and managing director of Venture Partners.
  • Tech transfer veterans apply their lessons learned to build Baptist Health Innovations. Baptist Health South Florida is waist-deep in the process of transforming from its roots as a community hospital to an academic medical center with the addition of translational research and innovation functions, and one the organization’s first moves to ramp up its commercialization activity was bringing on board two seasoned technology transfer professionals:.
  • To boost tech transfer, Yale ups royalty shares for faculty, labs, departments. Yale University is changing its patent royalty sharing practices to more generously distribute net income generated from new technologies to the originating researchers, as well as their academic units and schools.
  • U Arkansas commercialization retreat promotes networking as part of faculty outreach. Faculty outreach and engagement remain top of mind for most TTOs, so when new ways of doing things appear in this arena, it’s definitely a sharing moment. The University of Arkansas Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in collaboration with the Office of Technology Ventures, has organized and hosted three-day retreats focused on research commercialization for more than 10 years, and tech transfer leaders there say it’s a great way to connect people from all over the state.
  • TTO marketing tactics: What works, what doesn’t. Technology Transfer Tactics conducted a mini-survey of marketers and leaders in technology transfer offices, looking for their best advice on the tactics that worked exceptionally well for them, along with tactics to avoid spending their limit time and marketing bandwidth on.
  • Auburn U’s new TTO brand depicts corporate image over academic. It’s always interesting when a TTO or otherwise titled commercialization office does a re-branding that involves more than just changing a sign on the door. In the case of Auburn University’s technology transfer unit, the Office of Innovation Advancement and Commercialization (IAC) now touts a new moniker with a very commercial rather than academic feel — the Intellectual Property Exchange (aka the IP Exchange or IPX).

Posted November 16th, 2022