Government and University TechTransfer

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University Technology Transfer and Unintended Consequences

It’s easy to keep with the script, stick with the stock characters and plots, rather than trying to put together a unique story.

Tech Launch Arizona aims to spur economy through technology transfer

Tech Launch, which began in November, will promote all types of concepts, such as science and research, in addition to inventions from students within the entrepreneurship program and patents already in the process.

Licensing Technologies from Universities

Many outstanding companies have gotten formed by licensing university technologies

How Universities Fail Women Inventors

An experiment shows that, given the same invention, tech transfer officers are less likely to spin off a company if the idea comes from a woman

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

"ACT will cut red tape for businesses and start-ups interested in working with our nation’s crown jewels of innovation, the national labs, and strengthen new domestic industries by helping bring innovative, job-creating technologies to the market faster." DOE Deputy Secretary Poneman

Best US Universities for innovation Transfer?

Most industry scientists keep tabs on innovative university research by reading scholarly articles, informally interacting with their university-based colleagues and if that goes well, by eventually funding on-campus research.

University of Arizona revamps tech transfer

The plan is for Tech Launch Arizona to bring together the academic and private sectors to enhance economic development in the region.

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

The multi-phase research program will focus on validation and commercial scaling of the company’s technology in the production of algae-based fuels by utilizing the state-of-the-art equipment, capabilities, scientists and engineers of the INL.

University of Utah Repeats as No. 1 University for Startups – Companies Contribute 15,767 Jobs, $755 Million to Utah Economy

The survey ranks U.S. universities and institutions on commercialization success, and in recent years, the U of Utah has climbed to the top, overtaking such schools as MIT, Columbia, Cal Tech and Johns Hopkins.

Innovation Corps nurtures scientific entrepreneurs

Through the federally funded Innovation Corps, about two dozen teams from around the country have been training as entrepreneurs and studying how to turn their research into a business.