AUTM released highlights of its annual U.S. Licensing Activity Survey covering technology transfer activities in fiscal year 2013. The report notes, “institution licensing and startup activity are very strong”, including 818 new companies created, an increase of 16% over prior year.Learn more > > >
Senior Federal leaders will converge in Austin for the 2014 Fall National SBIR/STTR Conference -- a unique opportunity for regional entrepreneurs to join a busy marketplace of SBIR/STTR.
AUTM’s Board met Congressional stakeholders to hand-deliver the message of technology transfer’s societal benefits and economic impact. See details of the Board’s advocacy efforts and FY2013 Highlights of the industry’s growth in patents, licenses and new business start-ups.
“…the metaphor of “a troll lurking under the technology bridge” aptly describes a recent flare-up in the business of getting discoveries across that bridge into the marketplace.”
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Whether your institution has a policy for intellectual property developed by students or not, “Managing Student Intellectual Property Issues at Institutions of Higher Education: An AUTM Primer,” is a must-read.
Developed by AUTM’s Student IP Task Force, this newest AUTM Technology Transfer Practice Manual chapter raises awareness of the key issues and decision points involved in developing a student IP policy. It also includes a link to sample policies.Explore > > >