Animal Health and Nutrition

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August 29-30, 2017
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Hosted by Kansas State University and Auburn University

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The AUTM Animal Health and Nutrition Partnering Forum is a unique opportunity to network with industry partners and take an in-depth look at the animal health, nutrition and diagnostic technology sectors. Among the highlights are presentations from our industry partners focusing on technological areas of interest and how to best work with their company; short panel sessions dealing with technology transfer topics relevant to animal health, nutrition, diagnostics and related industries; and plenty of opportunities for one-on-one partnering. 

View more than 160 technologies available for review at the meeting.

Universities Attending

  • Auburn University
  • Colorado State University
  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas State University
  • Michigan State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • NUtech Ventures
  • Ohio State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Missouri, Columbia
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Tennessee
  • Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Industry Partners Attending

  • AbCelex Technologies, Inc.
  • Aratana Therapeutics
  • ARK Animal Health
  • Bayer Animal Health
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
  • Ceva Animal Health
  • Cultivian Sandbox Ventures
  • Dechra Development
  • Elanco
  • Merck Animal Health
  • Nestle Purina
  • Oriole Animal Health
  • Osprey Biotech
  • Premex, Inc.
  • Purina Animal Nutrition (PMI)
  • TechAccel
  • TNG Pharmaceuticals
  • VetMeasure, LLC
  • Zoetis

Others Attending

  • Aird & McBurney LP
  • Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, PA
  • McKee, Voorhees & Sease PLC
  • Polsinelli

Global Technology Portal

Visit the AUTM Global Technology Portal (GTP) for more information on university technologies for licensing worldwide. 

AUTM Connect  

The AUTM Partnering Forum will feature AUTM Connect the online partnering and networking tool with its mobile application for iPhone and Android. The program enables attendees to create detailed organizational and personal profiles, search for other attendees, send and receive messages, easily search for licensing and collaboration opportunities and effortlessly schedule one-on-one meetings. Networking has never been easier!

Download the answers to all your questions about AUTM Connect.

Partnering using AUTM Connect - Watch this FREE webinar!

Whether you are a first-time attendee or seasoned veteran, this webinar will show you how to be more productive at AUTM meetings. Learn how AUTM Connect™ can help you schedule your meetings, market your technologies and much more. 

Host a Partnering Forum

Are you interested in hosting an AUTM Partnering Forum? Is your university uniquely positioned to host a forum on a specific sector? We want to hear from you. Complete the Request for Proposal and let us know your idea. For more details watch this FREE webinar

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship of the AUTM Partnering Forum underscores your involvement in the technology transfer field and helps AUTM keep registration fees low - allowing technology transfer professionals from all backgrounds and skill levels to attend. Download a sponsorship application here or contact Madhuri Carson by phone at +1-847-686-2362 or via email at with any questions.

Event Location: Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, MO
Event date: 8/29/2017 - 8/30/2017