TECH 514
Technology Transfer: Transitions, Processes, and Players

Course Description: This course targets scientists and others interested in learning how research discoveries are brought to market and transformed into commercial products and the issues encountered along the pathway of moving from invention to innovation. Students will gain insight from professionals in a variety of institutions with substantial experience and expertise in the field. This course provides a unique opportunity for students to comprehend the processes and issues in technology transactions and to prepare for careers in technology transfer.

Learning Objectives:

When you successfully complete the Learning Activities, you will be able to:

  • Explain TT and its role in transitioning technology towards commercialization.
  • Analyze the basic steps and interactions for moving technology into the marketplace.
  • Summarize and compare the motivations of the different stakeholders involved in technology transfer.
  • Evaluate and assess potential career opportunities in technology transfer.