ED3 In a Jobless Economy, Fingers Get Pointed In All Directions.
Todd Sherer, Ph.D., CLP, Emory University
Paul Corson, Lorain County Community College
Mark Crowell, University of Virginia
Kenneth Nisbet, M.B.A., University of Michigan
Jay W. Schrankler, University of Minnesota
Small businesses are widely recognized as a major source of job creation and they rely heavily on new innovation. Universities are THE source when it comes to providing new innovation. These facts have led some to the incorrect conclusion that university technology transfer is broken. The pressure is on each of us to examine our programs very carefully and to identify bold, creative new initiatives that have the potential to improve the impact of technology transfer. Basically, to embrace change before it is thrust upon us with misguided fixes that may have a negative impact on getting new innovations to market. This panel of experts will address bold, new initiatives that have been or are being implemented in their office-one size won’t fit all. Come join an active discussion around new initiatives that just might change the way we do business in the future.