Senior Licensing Managers, The Ohio State University

Senior Licensing Manager The Ohio State University

You can help decide the next big commercialization project for a university that is consistently ranked as one of the most innovative in the nation. The Ohio State University has …

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Applying Startup Thinking to Your Technology Commercialization Department

Thinking like a start up in technology commercialization

If you lead a technology commercialization department, you have probably had the opportunity to work with startups on a number of levels. You are also (perhaps, painfully) aware that they …

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5 Tools Every Technology Commercialization Professional Needs When Job Seeking

If you’re in technology commercialization and you’re looking for a new opportunity, you know it’s not as easy as running a search on one of the big career sites. Technology …

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If You Want to Be Successful in Intellectual Property Management Do This

How to be a success in intellectual property management

The “this” I’m referring to might surprise you. It’s not education, although you do need a good education to go into such a cerebral undertaking. It’s not a J.D., although …

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Should Entrepreneurial Experience Be a Requirement for Tech Transfer Jobs?

Are entrepreneurs a good fit for tech transfer jobs?

What makes the ideal tech transfer candidate? Good communication skills, a knack for building relationships and connecting with people are important. What about background? What education level? An advanced degree …

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3 Underappreciated Skills of Technology Licensing Professionals

The unrecognized skills of technology licensing professionals

We say it often here at the Vortechs Group – technology licensing professionals wear a lot of hats – and a good one possesses a nice balance between raw intelligence …

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Houston Methodist: Director of Technology Transfer

  Work for one of FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Houston Methodist has earned this impressive distinction for 10 years in a row. As Director of Technology Transfer, …

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University of Kentucky: Director of Technology Transfer

University of Kentucky Job Specification

  Take your career to the next level at this public land-grant institution with grant and contract awards totaling $285 million in 2015. The University of Kentucky has increased its grants …

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Innovate Calgary: Director of Intellectual Property Management

Director of Intellectual Property Management

Become the face of innovation in Calgary, Alberta. Innovate Calgary, an award-winning business incubator and technology transfer centre, has exclusively retained the Vortechs Group in their search for a Director of …

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How to Start a Mentor Program in Technology Commercialization

Are you ready to establish a mentor program in technology commercialization?

Undergrads rarely understand the larger picture of how research is conducted, how startups and companies fit in, and the role of sponsored research and patents. Creating a mentor program within …

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Using Storytelling in Your Startup and Innovation Plans

Open Book

The talented researchers at your university are probably full of ideas and creations. Numbers aren’t your problem. Deciding which research is commercially viable from the standpoint of entrepreneurs, startups, and …

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What University Commercialization Professionals Should Know About the Corporate World

Commercialization professionals in universities have a number of stakeholders and while they all want a similar thing – a lucrative project/patent with marketing potential – there are some differences between …

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3 Ways You Should be Using Social Media in Tech Transfer

Using social media in tech transfer

I like social media despite all of its limitations, invasions of privacy, and videos of kittens chasing dogs. It’s a way to reach people and develop relationships with peers in …

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