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.

ALL ACCESS PASS: With our All Access Pass package, your organization gains access to over 30 live, interactive webinars for 12 months, plus hundreds of on-demand webinars in our extensive archive for one low subscription price. You can dramatically enhance your professional development offerings and cut your training budget at the same time. Click here for details >>

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.

Internship Best Practices for TTOs: How Student Team Members Can Boost Overall Productivity, Reduce Costs and Speed IP Assessment and Triage We've recruited two tech transfer veterans to show you how to increase the value of your internship program and use it to make dramatic productivity gains ... more »

Best Practices and Trends in Royalty Monetization The structure of monetization deals is changing rapidly, and expert guidance is imperative to secure the best deal for your organization. ... more »

Royalty Audits: Are You Getting What You Bargained For? TTOs let millions in royalty revenue slip away because they don’t perform audits. It’s up to you to make sure licensees keep their end of the bargain. ... more »

Selling university IP in cyberspace: Best practices in web-based marketing for tech transfer professionals Web-based marketing is an essential component to any TTO’s marketing plan. This practical, strategy-filled webinar teaches detailed tactics and techniques. ... more »

VCs and Angels Speak to TTOs: What We Want to See, And What We Don’t Chances of securing funding increase dramatically when you know a specific investor’s hot spots and make your pitch in a way VCs and angels want to see it. ... more »

Performance improvement strategies and techniques for tech transfer offices Streamline processes, cut paperwork, speed response time, and boost staff productivity to yield more license agreements and dramatic increases in revenues. ... more »

Strategies for small tech transfer offices: Doing more with less With small budgets and few staff, it takes a different set of strategies and skills to produce big-time results in small tech transfer offices. ... more »

Tech transfer metrics: Establish meaningful performance measures and demonstrate your TTO’s true value Dramatically boost your ability to gauge — and prove — your TTO’s performance by implementing advanced metrics and benchmarking systems. ... more »

Secrets of Win-Win Contracts: Negotiating and Contracting Tips from the Tech Transfer Experts In this program, you’ll learn the best practices and techniques honed over hundreds of negotiating sessions by an expert panel of licensing veterans. ... more »

Mining for Low-Tech Gold: Turning University Creative Works into New Licensing Dollars You are sitting on a potential gold mine. It lies in expanding your focus beyond strictly high-tech innovations to the realm of “creative works.” ... more »

Separating the Winners from the Losers: Conducting an Effective Market Analysis for Your University’s Inventions Prioritizing among the many innovations in your organization’s IP portfolio is one of the most critical challenges faced by tech transfer professionals. ... more »

Escaping the Valley of Death: Overcome the Funding Gap for Early-Stage University IP Create new internal funding mechanisms and tap into outside support sources so you can keep your promising early-stage technologies from dying on the vine. ... more »