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USPTO Patents for Humanity

October 25 - 28

USPTO's Patents for Humanity competition recognizes innovators who use game-changing technology to meet global humanitarian challenges. Get involved as a judge for this worthwhile program.


2015 Business Development Course

November 17 - 18

The Business Development Course provides an in-depth education on the regulatory, legal and business issues affecting commercializing technologies in the medical device space.


AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting

February 14 - 17

Join the largest gathering of academic technology transfer professionals!


Better World Featured Story

Using a proprietary growing method developed at Washington State University (WSU), startup company Phytelligence is producing plants and trees faster than ever, offering a fresh alternative to tree farmers in an industry overripe for innovation.


Highlights of FY2014 Licensing Survey Now Available

Highlights of annual licensing activity survey show steady growth in the patenting and licensing of new technologies, net product sales, and new products and startups in fiscal year 2014.



Host a local InnovateHER competition: 10 finalists compete for Top 3 cash prizes totaling $70,000.

A Survey of Technology Licensing and Related Academic and Nonprofit Institutions and Technology Investment Firms.