A Career in Technology Transfer


 August 9, 2018 (Thursday)
Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m. EST
Location: Online 

George Challapa, PhD -  The University of Chicago
Nichole Mercier - Washington University in St. Louis, Office of Technology Management
Heather Walsh - Baxter International Inc.
Kirsten Leute - Osage University Partners

Who should attend: 

Those new to technology transfer and those exploring technology transfer career options after completing their PhD / Post-doctoral fellowships.

Course description: There is growing interest among graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in technology transfer careers. However, transitioning into this field can be elusive and challenging. This webinar will discuss the various roles within a technology transfer office, the skills required for these roles and strategies to transition into and develop a career in technology transfer. The webinar will also provide participants with an opportunity to hear about the experiences of seasoned professionals in the field, the challenges they faced and suggestions they have for building a successful career in technology transfer. In addition, the session will discuss the skills and qualifications which an early stage technology transfer professional should develop to successfully progress in this field, including CLP and RTTP certifications. 

Registration Now Open

Attendees Will ...

  • Be able to describe challenges one faces moving into technology transfer
  • Learn how to utilize your scientific skills in technology transf
  • Learn how to plan your career in technology transfer
  • Be able to discuss skills needed to move to the next level in tech. transfer

Registration Fees

Non-Member FREE

Can't make the live webinar but don't want to miss the content? 
Pre-order the webinar recording here. Recording will be available within 30 days of the live event.

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  • EASY – a computer and telephone are all you need. Dial in, enter your access code, go to the website and you’re in..


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