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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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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The Ohio State University: Associate Vice President Technology Transfer

AVP Tech Transfer, The Ohio State University

The Vortechs Group has been retained to find the next Associate Vice President Technology Transfer at The Ohio State University, a school ranked 3rd in the nation among all research …

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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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Washington University in St. Louis: Licensing Associate

The Position: The Licensing Associate reports to the Director of the Office of Technology Management and collects, organizes, interprets, and communicates information related to assessment and development of University research …

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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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3 Corporate Customer Service Trends for Tech Transfer Departments

How customer service trends can help tech transfer

As a tech transfer professional, you answer to a number of stakeholders – university leadership, researchers, corporate funders, angel investors, and patent people to name a few. Their backgrounds are …

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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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