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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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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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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Leading the Entrepreneurial Culture at Your University

Innovation and leading an entrepreneurial course correction

While universities are a hot bed of research and innovation, they often lack an entrepreneurial culture outside of the technology transfer department. It’s left up to this hard-working department to …

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Resources for Start-Ups – Companies and Universities Focus on Start-Ups for Economic Growth

Facebook, Groupon, Zynga. Looking at these companies now it is hard to remember where they started, but hard work, dedication, and of course a lot of funding are what made …

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