Tech Transfer Central

Distance Learning

Tech Transfer Central is proud to offer the following distance learning programs for tech transfer professionals. Participate in a live webinar or choose from a variety of formats including on-demand video, audio, transcript, or DVD. CLE and CLP credits are available for live webinars. Check individual program pages for more details.

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Currently scheduled programs are listed in the box below and archived programs are listed after that.

Recorded Programs:

Recorded webinars are presented as streaming video with transcript (both downloadable) as well as with all of the original program materials. DVDs are also available. Some older programs are only available in streaming downloadable audio and transcript.

University Start-Ups: Building Foundations for Investability and Sustainable Growth This collection will help ensure your university’s start-ups are equipped with a solid foundation that maximizes their chances of success ... more »

Non-Disclosure Agreements in University Research and Commercialization: Drafting Strategies for Maximum IP Protection Our patent attorney-TTO executive team will discuss NDAs, their use in academia, and the key legal issues around compliance and enforcement ... more »

Creating an Environment for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in University Research and Tech Transfer Explore strategies for creating and growing an EDI program that addresses inequities in the university research enterprise ... more »

Fortify Your University’s Economic Development Efforts Through the EDA’s University Center Grant Program Get an inside look at the university center program in action – and how it provides valuable support for regional growth through innovation ... more »

Corporate Tiering Strategies: Identifying and Nurturing High-Value Industry Partnerships Learn how corporate tiering strategies allow schools to sift through the thousands of sponsors to identify and cultivate the most important relationships ... more »

Strategies for Drafting and Converting Provisional Patents This collection will provide a detailed roadmap for drafting, protecting and converting applications meant to protect your valuable IP ... more »

IP and Royalty Audits for Tech Transfer Offices A detailed roadmap for assessing your IP portfolio for risks and opportunities, and assessing licensee compliance with development and payment obligations ... more »

Improving Tech Transfer Efficiency and Value through a Formalized Stage-Gate Process Get a detailed look at the stage gate system, and how other TTOs can adapt it for their own portfolios ... more »

Intellectual Property Primer for Non-Attorneys Get a concise but comprehensive primer covering each type of intellectual property – how it’s protected, how that protection can be lost or endangered ... more »

Incorporating Innovation and Entrepreneurship Activities into Promotion and Tenure Decisions Make the shift toward a tenure and promotion process that encourages inventors and start-up founders to participate in the commercialization process ... more »

Case Study of Kentucky Commercialization Ventures: Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships for a Stronger Innovation Ecosystem How the KCV partnership process is producing significant gains in economic and workforce development while nurturing entrepreneurship and innovation ... more »

Post-License Royalty Audits: Strategies for Discovering, Managing and Avoiding Discrepancies in Reporting Explore critical issues associated with royalty reporting and compliance, and proven strategies for ensure you receive every penny you deserve ... more »