Government and University TechTransfer

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Why tech transfer brings companies ‘more than innovation’

Technology transfer is more common than you might think, in part because the government has thousands of available technologies (patents) covering markets where thousands of companies do business.

Term Sheet Recommendations for Launching University Life Science Startups

Here is a set of best practices, meant to benefit universities and VCs more broadly.

States with new university-industry partnerships & research capacity activities work to strengthen economies and talent pipelines

Research universities and their partnerships with industry, including an institution’s research capacity, are important elements to building a state’s economy

Higher education institutions need to double down on their market-led research and innovation efforts and their engagement with the commercial world or they risk irrelevance.

Limited budgets and small tightly-focused teams often generate innovative, winning approaches in research and small spin-out companies

Building Bridges for a Faster Path to Technology Transfer

There are still many promising new technologies in government and university laboratories with no clear path to commercialization.

Economic impact of CU Boulder tech transfers neared $2 billion over 5 years

“early indications are that our comprehensive approach is paying off, as evidenced by nearly double the number of invention disclosures, licenses and startups since our strategic reset.”

University Innovation – Minimal viable products for new technology ventures

Technology Venture Immersion program plunged MS/MBA students into fast-paced problem solving

U-M To Invest Up To $20 Million In Four UM Startups

“The university’s commitment to supporting the success of its startup companies ensures that research discoveries created on campus have the opportunity be brought to the market as new products that will improve our quality of life and enhance societal well-being,” said Kelly Sexton, associate vice president for research-technology transfer and innovation partnerships at U-M.

This startup is launching a remote-controlled ‘grocery store on wheels’

“You don’t have to spend time ordering online and you get to pick out food yourself, which is the fundamental reason groceries have never flourished on e-commerce. We are making it not only convenient, but the fastest possible way to shop. “

Purdue hits startup milestone with 200+ startups, $350 million funding in five years, nine acquired for $2.3+ billion

“Five years ago we set out to establish an equally strong commercialization ecosystem to ramp up the translation of this research into the market and into real-world solutions.” Purdue University President Mitch Daniels