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Brookings report hits national labs on tech transfer:


A new report by the Brookings Institution puts another public spotlight on what it calls U.S. Department of Energy's chronic lack of initiative to push technology commercialization at its 17 national ...


University of Wyoming Partners with Innovation Center of the Rockies to Bring Faculty Inventions to Market:


The Innovation Center of the Rockies (IRC), one of the nation's premier entrepreneurial support organizations, has entered into an agreement with the University of Wyoming to help boost commercialization ...


Mayo Clinic Joins the Arizona Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator:


Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic announced today that Mayo will become a technology transfer participant to join Arizona Furnace, the startup accelerator that supports entrepreneurial teams ...


University of Colorado tries new plan to keep research money flowing:


As federal money for university research dwindles, the University of Colorado has come up with a plan to replace those dollars by forging research partnerships with private industry. By Anthony ...


Purdue foundation's website helps entrepreneurs commercialize Purdue's innovations:


The Purdue Research Foundation has launched a website called "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" http://www.innovation-entrepreneurship-purdue.com/portal/ that offers a how-to approach to help entrepreneurs, ...


Bayh-Dole Technology Transfer Act - Universities Love It, But It Needs To Change:


In the late 1970s, universities convinced lawmakers that if they could monetize discoveries made with taxpayer funding, they would need less taxpayer funding and better help the private sector. Congress ...


Crossing the chasm: How UW-Madison can be more open for business:




The Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer:


The Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer will begin new initiatives to facilitate entrepreneurship at the College, executive director Trip Davis '90 said. They plan to create "venture ...


Universities Drive Innovation As Business Incubators:


The private sector may help entrepreneurs launch businesses in myriad ways, but today the academic sector is where things are getting really interesting for startups, spinouts and spin-offs. By ...


Ready-to-sign license speeds up Sandia tech transfer:




Initial public offering nets U-M pharmaceutical spinoff more than $80 million:


OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, now based in Redwood City, California, is developing a series of drugs meant to combat the cancer stem cells that are responsible for driving the growth and metastasis of tumors. ...


What's driving University of Washington's new business boom?:




Top 3 eye-catching inventions from U of M student entrepreneurs - Event To Spotlight UM Research Efforts, 11/1, University Of Montana:


Students from U-M's startup accelerator TechArb showed off their inventions Thursday night at a Student Startup Showcase held to highlight some of those school-bound CEOs who are earning patents and ...


University of Utah holds out hat for tech transfer - Gateway Crimson Innovation Fund:


At a time when the University of Utah is tapping the philanthropic community to fund scholarships and buildings for research, academics, athletics and cultural amenities, the school this week added another ...


SkySong brings together university research with entrepreneurial community:


Unusual in that it straddles the line between academia and private enterprise, ASU SkySong made a major directional shift in 2010 from a university department intended to spark student interest in entrepreneurship ...


Highly Motivated Students, Faculty Play Key Role in Successful University Spinoffs:


With their vast knowledge about technology and access to expertise inside and outside the university, graduate and post doctoral students play an important role in helping spinoff successful companies. ...


Student Entrepreneurs Critical to Commercializing University Startups, Kauffman Study Shows :


Graduate and post-doctoral students are critical participants in university commercialization efforts, according to a study released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. "University Technology ...


Administration is waking up the Third Frontier:


After a prolonged period of inactivity while its goals and methods were scrutinized and recalibrated, Ohio's Third Frontier appears to be getting back to its voter-approved task of seeding Ohio's high-tech ...


TN universities lag in turning innovations into jobs:




Partnership for success: University Commercialization Institute provides expertise across state, region:


A great example of all campuses in a state working together to promote tech transfer to improve the economy of the entire state. Full Story: http://www.k-state.edu/today/announcement.php?id=1950&category=news&referredBy=K-State%20Today%20Home ...
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'U.Va. Innovation' to Build on University's Leading Innovation Programs:


University of Virginia officials have introduced new programs designed to enhance the activities of the University's researchers and entrepreneurs and maximize the impact of innovative U.Va. discoveries ...


Conflict of interest program: SBIR/STTR:


A new conflict of interest program at the University of Minnesota addresses concerns that arise when Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and/or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants ...


University Technology Transfer and Unintended Consequences:


You've got to remember, not every fairy tale has a happy ending, and there is always at least one character that is on the losing side. This means someone gets stuck with the role of evil stepmother ...


Tech Launch Arizona aims to spur economy through technology transfer:


Tech Launch Arizona, headed by UA President Eugene Sander, is a hub that allows UA students and researchers to get their inventions out in the marketplace. Sander and Len Jessup, the dean of the Eller ...


Licensing Technologies from Universities:


A common way for startups to get going is by taking technology invented at a university (or federal laboratory or similar public institution) and "transferring" it to the commercial sector by creating ...


How Universities Fail Women Inventors:




New ACT Initiative Gives Entrepreneurs Access to Government Labs - Idaho Falls, Idaho Based Idaho National Laboratory:


A new pilot initiative from the Department of Energy (DOE) will help entrepreneurs access its national labs to more quickly commercialize their technologies. The Agreements for Commercializing Technology ...


Best US Universities for innovation Transfer?:


A university's ability to create and share innovative technology and know-how should be evaluated in a holistic way that includes both academic and commercial activities. In this article I compare the ...


University of Arizona revamps tech transfer:


The University of Arizona is starting a new technology transfer center, aimed at making it easier to bring UA-designed products to market. Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) is envisioned as a clearinghouse ...


OriginOil Signs Cooperative Agreement With Idaho National Laboratory for Algae to Oil Technology Development:


- Multi-Phase Program Will Focus on Validation and Commercial Scaling of OriginOil's Algae-to-Oil Technology - OriginOil, Inc. http://www.originoil.com/ , the developer of a breakthrough technology ...

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