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AUTM TTP Manual Launches Student IP Chapter

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.

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Track A

A6 New Strategies for Funding University Innovation

Track: Startups and Gap Funding
Target Audience: Advanced
Moderator: Irene Abrams, Brandeis University
Speakers: Krisztina Holly, University of Southern California
  Tobin L. Smith, Association of American Universities
  Lori Pressman, Harris & Harris Group, Inc.
  Michael Gara, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
  Michael Gara, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation


What strategies exist for funding university based innovation centers? What is in the works? And how does a university prove itself worthy of support? Come hear experts in the field talk about existing funding sources and opportunities on the horizon. Topics to be covered are: the future of government programs such as the CTSA, SBIR, PFI, and NIH's new BRDG-SPAN; the landscape for foundation and philanthropic funding; a new policy proposal (IMPACT) that outlines a framework for Federal funding of university innovation; and metrics for success. Attendees will get a heads up on what might be changing and what the future environment for funding will be.

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