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Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Benchmarks

Published by Primary Research Group
By James Moses and Joseph R. Flicek
Format: Print, PDF
Publication Date: 2013
Price: $275 single user license ($495 for company-wide access)

prg-ttob-coverThis valuable release provides meaningful benchmarks on TTO budgets, costs, staffing and compensation, marketing, partnerships, outside services, and many other key measures. And it’s 100% focused on the unique operational issues of tech transfer offices.

Inside the pages of Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Benchmarks, you’ll find scores of data points in nearly 400 tables covering:

  • Staffing
  • Legal Services
  • Partnering Activities
  • Technology Development
  • Salaries
  • Public Relations
  • Faculty Relations
  • Patent Maintenance
  • Budgets
  • Marketing
  • Legal Costs
  • And much more…

See how your office compares  and
identify key areas for improvement!

Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Benchmarks provides you with all-new benchmarking data covering the day-to-day operations of TTOs. This unique resource digs deep into meaningful data and shows how your university’s tech transfer office compares with colleague TTOs on a wide assortment of critical performance and operations measures. No other resource provides such an in-depth look into key data so you can compare your numbers and see how you stack up against other TTOs – and use the data to point you to areas for improvement.

This edition includes in-depth commentary and analysis based on extensive surveying of 35 peer university tech transfer offices in the USA and Europe, along with nearly 400 tables detailing the results. Here’s a quick look at just a small portion of what’s included — CLICK HERE to view the entire Table of Contents, and CLICK HERE for a brief excerpt:

  • FTEs and projections
  • Staff compensation levels and trends
  • Office budgets and trends
  • Experience of staff and leadership
  • Legal services, staffing, and costs
  • Breakdown of legal expenses
  • Use of outside counsel and costs
  • Staffing for internal and external marketing
  • Invention disclosure trends
  • Faculty outreach efforts
  • Online marketing results by source
  • Marketing expense by type
  • Staff dedicated to spinouts
  • Start-up investments
  • PR strategies and results
  • Partnerships with foreign universities
  • Partnerships with industry
  • Collaborations with other university departments
  • Library service to the TTO

In addition, to help your TTO make apples-to-apples comparisons, the data is broken out by geographic region, type of institution, enrollment, technology transfer office size, and industry area that generates the most revenue for the office.

Benchmarking Data You Can Trust

You can rely on the accuracy of the detailed data, commentary, and analysis provided in this informative report. The research results in Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Benchmarks were compiled and written by James Moses, President of Primary Research Group, and Joseph R. Flicek, who established the New Ventures Office at Columbia University and served as Director from 1996 to 2002. Primary Research Group publishes research reports, surveys and benchmarking studies for businesses, colleges, libraries, law firms, hospitals, museums and other institutions.

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