2017 Startup Business Development Course

July 12-13, 2017
Swissotel Chicago
Chicago, Illinois USA

Have you worked with startups as a licensing or business formation specialist? The AUTM Startup Business Development Course is designed to provide participants with the best available methods and insights for achieving success managing the university startup process from inception to exit from the university. The course is ideal for anyone working with startups as a licensing specialist or a business formation specialist. 

Make the most of your time in Chicago by also attending the AUTM Central Region Meeting all in one location. 

Download Course Materials

The AUTM 2017 Startup Business Development Course will be paperless. Handouts will not be distributed at any educational session. To download copies of the presentations and view the attendee roster, registered attendees may follow the link below and login using your user name and password. If you cannot recall your user name and password, use the password retrieval.

Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP)

Demonstrate your expertise in the academic technology transfer profession by becoming a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP). All AUTM professional development courses and designated educational offerings and meetings are eligible for continuing education (CE) credits, which support your registration application. For more information about the registration process and requirements, visit the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals Web site at www.attp.info.

Certified Licensing Professionals (CLP) Continuing Education

Certified Licensing Professionals are required to demonstrate continued competence in their field to maintain their certification status. Individuals who hold the CLP designation can renew their credential by earning at least 40 continuing education (CE) credits. All AUTM professional development courses and designated educational offerings on the topics of licensing, technology transfer, and technology commercialization at AUTM conferences or meetings are eligible for CLP continuing education (CE) credits for certification renewal. Visit www.licensingcertification.org for more information on the recertification requirements.


If you have questions about the program contact Barbara Gunderson at bgunderson@autm.net or 847-686-2386.

For registration information contact Lauren Rich at AUTM headquarters at lrich@autm.net or 847-686-2351.

Event Location: Chicago, Il
Event date: 7/12/2017 - 7/13/2017