Tech Transfer News for January 8, 2012

UT tech transfer | The Alcalde
UT’s Chief Commercialization Officer Abruptly Resigns. January 6, 2012 5:17 pm | no comments. It’s a classic American scenario: dynamic private-sector


professionals « University of Rochester Technology Transfer
Yeates Conwell, M.D., professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center, has been selected for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid


CogniSens Athletics and EON Reality Partnership Provides Immersive Virtual (press release)
This merging of neurophysics with sports science has already received prizes for successful technology transfer into the sports market, with exciting new technologies in development. “This partnership means that we, as leaders in athletic cognitive 


Anti-Coagulant, Anti-Inflammatory Nitric Oxide-Releasing 
The NIH Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) evaluates, protects, monitors, and manages the NIH invention portfolio to carry out the mandates of the Federal…


Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer -A Gene Expression Barcode 
Overview. High throughput analysis of gene expression in cells and tissues has great promise for medical applications such as cancer diagnostics. Advances in…


Is Your Company Successful in Research, Innovation and Commercialization?
Rockford Register Star (blog)
By Bob Trojan The SBIR Hall of Fame awards will be made to firms with a long period of extraordinary success of research, innovation, and commercialization within the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer 


VU office helps turn ideas into products
The Tennessean
Alan Bentley, the new assistant vice president of chancellor of technology transfer and intellectual property development, poses for a photograph at his Vanderbilt office in Nashville, Tenn., Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. (JAE S. LEE / THE TENNESSEAN) / JAE 


New $1.6M funding round for Conn.’s EpiEP
Mass High Tech
EpiEP was born in 2008 at the University of Virginia, based on technology developed by faculty members Srijoy Mahapatra and George T. Gillies, that was then licensed from the University of Virginia Patent Foundation, the school’s tech transfer arm. 


Clean Energy Innovation Roundup (1-6-2012)
Innovation Policy Blog (blog)
And the smart folks at Science Progress call-out the need to reform how we fund University-led research to better allow new clean technologies and ideas to make it from lab to market through tech transfer and spinoff. Clean energy innovation at DOD. 


Dana’s Traveling Shellfish Blog: Why Tech Transfer is Such a Blast
A Little Reminder on Why Tech Transfer is Such a Blast So, on the last day of 2011, our little Kelp and Mussel Team was to be found on the shores of Lamoine…/why-tech-transfer…


Coming this Sunday on … | Business 380
By The Gazette Staff
Meanwhile, universities have worked to master the process of commercializing their innovations.Tech transfer, in fact, is billion-dollar business in the America. Read about these and more in this Sunday’s and in our print 


Technology Transfer – From Lab to Marketplace : Global Energy 
By Melissa C Lott
Owned by actor Kevin Costner’s company (Ocean Therapy Solutions), this technology was licensed to Costner for commercialization purposes through the tech transfer process. The technology transfer program allows the discoveries resulting 


Battery Technology Company Applies for Grant
San Fernando Valley Business Journal
SolRayo Inc. previously received a $150000 Small Business Technology Transfer Research Grant from the NSF. The company expects to be notified in early 2012 whether it received the new grant that would fund two years of research. 


Galveston: UTMB focuses on own technology development
The medical branch’s Office of Technology Transfer specializes in obtaining patents and licensing agreements on behalf of the medical branch. The office is designed to establish business partnerships between medical branch researchers and private 


Five Events That Will Shape University Technology Transfer
Innovation Excellence (blog)
If I had to characterize the year 2011 in the world of university technology transfer, I would describe it as a year of “wait and see.” Of course several notable events happened — for example, patent reform and a Supreme Court case that clarified 


Five Events That Will Shape University Technology Transfer 
Hourly updated patent news, trademark headlines, intellectual property stories as well as related decisions, caselaw, notices of the offices, books, patent family.
IP Newsflash – intellectual property…


ATEEC – Technology Transfer
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the U.S. Department of Energy.…/4704-renewable-energy-technology-transfer.html


University Sues Researcher
When asked whether the company’s technology should be reviewed by the University’stechnology transfer office, Thompson said “no,” according to the lawsuit. Thompson has until early February to respond to the institute’s claims. 


T3 ~ Technion Technology Transfer: How start-ups get started. Israel 
One of the most significant global academic milestones of this century must be the decision announced on December 19th 2011 by New York Mayor Bloomberg…/silicon-island-nyc-hub-for-technolog…


Military & Aerospace Electronics
 lead-free solder generated $38.9 million in royalties, exceeding all other licensed ISU technologies,” said Nita Lovejoy, associate director of the ISU Research Foundation (ISURF) and ISU’s Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer


Helping Small Businesses to Drive Innovation
The White House (blog)
Last week, President Obama signed a bill reauthorizing the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs for another six years. This long-term reauthorization is good news for the innovative small 


SDSU Ag & Biological Sciences Develops technology to protect pigs 
By admin
Denichiro Otsuga, former director of SDSU’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO), saw a commercialization opportunity in the SDSU invention to provide the solution to the unanswered market need. However, in order for the pork producers to 
Land & Livestock | Pierre, South Dakota


UA revamps tech transfer
Inside Tucson Business
by Patrick McNamara The University of Arizona is starting a new technology transfer center, aimed at making it easier to bring UA-designed products to market. Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) is envisioned as a clearinghouse for technology commercialization, 


JEDC’s Technology Transfer Team Attends New Orleans Conference
The Juneau Economic Development Council Knowledge Industry Network fosters a healthy and sustainable economic climate in Juneau and throughout


CEA-Leti and Caltech Alliance for Nanosystems VLSI Announce First Startup
MarketWatch (press release)
Malier cited the strong, innovative approach developed by the alliance between Caltech and CEA-Leti, which ranges from research to technology transfer. “Its efficiency is proven through the joint creation of APIX. The disruptive approach supporting 


Best US Universities for Innovation Transfer?
Innovation Excellence (blog)
It’s a good sign that university researchers trust and value their university’s formal technology transfer process. However, keep in mind that the majority of university researchers (even those considered high-performing) disclose few or no inventions 


Longmont business 2011: A mixed bag
Longmont Daily Times-Call
Have you heard the phrase “tech transfer,” as in “technology transfer“? It’s when research that starts at a university is brought into the private sector and turned into a game-changing product. Tech transfer is behind the success of Longmont-based 


Conwell Named to National Health Care Innovations Program 
By University of Rochester Technology Transfer
Conwell Named to National Health Care Innovations Program. Posted by University of RochesterTechnology Transfer under News | Tags: health, innovations program, national healthcare, professionals | Leave a Comment · Yeates Conwell 
University of Rochester Technology…



UTMB focuses on technology development | Impact Newsletter | UTMB
UTMB’s Office of Technology Transfer specializes in obtaining patents and licensing  Contact the Office of Technology Transfer if you are asked to sign a


Negotiating Royalties – Commercializing Intellectual Property Assets
Workshop on Negotiating International R&D and Technology Transfer Contracts –. Intellectual Property Rights, Valuation and Dispute Resolution…/elzaburualicante.pd…


Automated Maze for Behavioral Assessment of Working Memory in 
University of California System: University of California, San Diego Technology Transfer Office posted on 12/23/2011. Request more info via email request more…/automated-maze-for-behavioral-a…


Hopkins grants nanotechnology license to NexImmune – Baltimore 
Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer has licensed a new nanotechnology to a Gaithersburg startup for the development of cancer therapies. The license for Artificial Immune nanotechnology was granted to NexImmune, formed in part by Johns 


Fuentek President Earns Certification From International Alliance of 
APEX, N.C. – Fuentek, LLC, a local technology consulting firm that provides intellectual property (IP) management and technology transfer services, has


Biotech Startups Rely on Different Types of Funding
Area Development Online
“Private investment is waning for early stage investment,” says Rick Silva, director of the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office (UCTTO). “Universities have been pulled into the realm of technology maturation to fill a void in early stage 






DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION (position # 014210). The University of Vermont seeks a dynamic and visionary individual to…/vermont_20120105.d…


PhD Level Technology fellowships in CA State Legislature. 1 YR apply by Feb 29


Director of Technology Transfer – HigherEdJobs
SDSU is searching for new leadership in technology transfer to further  The Director ofTechnology Transfer will report to the Vice President for Research.…Title…


Work In Texas Jobs – Technology Transfer Specialist in THE 
Transfer both new and existing products and processes with an emphasis on transfer to China market. Support the technology transfer process by conducting…/job/



Tech Transfer News for December 26, 2011

Russell Bessette, M.D., Named Associate Vice President for UofL Health Affairs
Insurance News Net (press release)
He served as executive director of the Buffalo Technology Transfer Center at Sister’s Hospital from 1997-99, and as director of the Instrument and Devices Clinical Laboratory at Buffalo’s Center for Advanced Technology from 1985 to 1989. 

Twitter / JHUAPL-Tech Transfer: Congratulations to Norma L …
Congratulations to Norma Lee Todd, named as new head of OTT.

Tech Transfer Is Now Hot | Innovation America
For years, experts in the private sector and in Congress have complained that America’s national laboratories aren’t doing enough to transfer their cutting-edge 

Black Silicon Solar Tech Comes Of Age
“This technology will play an important role in moving forward the availability of solar technologies,” William Farris, NREL vice president for Commercialization &Technology Transfer, said in a statement. “It is one more step to help bolster the 

Small business programs get help from Congress
Foster’s Daily Democrat
The US House and Senate have agreed on the terms of an amendment that would reauthorize the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs for six years. Under the agreement, the percentage of funds  

Research and Markets: Global Higher Education Technology Transfer
From Yahoo! Finance: Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office St.…/research-markets-global-higher-educati… 

Wake Forest technology transfer has to respond to its own patent cliff 
The Vacuum-Assisted Closure (VAC) wound treatment device was developed by professors at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and is used worldwide.…/wake-forest-technology-transfer-has-… 

Global Technology Transfer Group (GTT Group) Offers  – TMCnet
MSP News – Cutting edge insight and analysis on managed services, from the leading MSP news and information resource.


Notre Dame, Purdue and GE Healthcare partner on “ultra low” radiation-dose 
South Bend Tribune
The three organizations signed a commercialization agreement allowing Veo to be commercialized through the Purdue Research Foundation’s Office of Technology Commercialization program and Notre Dame’s Office of Technology Transfer 

NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER TEAM. MEETING SUMMARY. December 8, 2011. 1:00 – 2:00 PM Central Time. Participants. AR – Arielle Avishai, Jeff…/11%20Dec%208%20web.pdf

jelykahn’s Channel – YouTube
T2+2™: Market Dynamics jelykahn 31 views This is Part 18c.2 video lesson of T2 +2™, the newTech Transfer Software from Foresight Science & Technology™

Twitter / JHUAPL-Tech Transfer: JHU/APL teams with Univers …
JHU/APL teams with University of Pittsburgh to Move One Step Closer to Mind Control!/JHUAPLOTT/statuses/38632450796171264 

Tech Transfer University’s 2012 schedule of webinars released 
2Market Information Inc., publisher of IP Marketing eNews, has just released its 2012 schedule of professional development webinars for tech transfer and IP.…/tech-transfer-university…

Automated Maze for Behavioral Assessment of Working Memory in 
By University of California, San Diego Technology Transfer Office, University of California, San Diego Technology Transfer Office
University of California System: University of California, San Diego Technology Transfer Office posted on 12/23/2011. Request more info via email request more info; LICENSE ONLINE. The T-maze is a common laboratory test used to assess  

Mayor Bloomberg, Cornell University and Tech-Based Growth 
 the best practices of tech transfer and also the types of ecosystems that successful universities have built to bring capital and expertise to start-up companies.…/mayor-bloomberg-cornell-unive… 

There Is Only ONE Silicon Valley | Gust Blog
By Bill Payne
To research universities: You may compete for research grants with the best and the brightest, but if you are not located in the Valley (or a few other places), tech transfer to a whole new generation of startups is unlikely to happen.  

A 5-minute electronic survey could save your child’s life | UMHS 
By admin
Possibilities for Change is a University of Michigan Tech Transfer venture, with technology developed at the university. The company also has received funding and support from Ann Arbor SPARK. It is led by Dr. Jennifer Salerno, a nurse  

Twitter / JHUAPL-Tech Transfer: APL has received its 1500t …
APL has received its 1500th invention disclosure since the Office of Technology Transfer was established in 1999. Congratulations! 

Research and Markets: Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office 
Business Wire (press release)
Extensive departmental employment statistics are provided for 2009, 2010, and 2011, including total spending on direct office salaries and allocations for outside personnel serving in the tech transferoffice. With over 100 tables broken out by country  

Tech transfer competition awards 3 early stage life science teams 
Tech transfer competition awards 3 early stage life science teams $200k. Dec. 12 . Bacteria-resistant textiles for hospitals to ward off hospital acquired infections,…/tech-transfer-competition-awards-3-early-… 

Tech Transfer Day | Facebook
Tech Transfer Day. Public EventAnyone can see and join this event · By Texas Tech University Admissions. When. Wednesday, December 7, 2011. Time 


LES Career Center: Technology Transfer and Commercialization 
Job position for Director of Technology Transfer with South Dakota State University.…/director-of-technology-transfe… 

Technology Transfer Licensing Executive | TopResearchJobscom
Job listed by Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque.…/1774

Twitter / JHUAPL-Tech Transfer: The Johns Hopkins Universi ..

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, located in Laurel, MD, is seeking a Technology Commercializat…




Tech Transfer News for December 19, 2011

UNH Law’s International Technology Transfer Institute Advancing …
UNH Law’s International Technology Transfer Institute Advancing Innovation in Argentina. 

Patents and Technology Transfer: An Overview
Patents and Technology. Transfer: An Overview. Special WIPO Economics Seminar. Geneva. December 5, 2011. Carsten Fink. WIPO Chief Economist ……/wipo_ip_econ_ge_6_11_ref_fink.pdf 

Fermilab | ORTA | Columns | Technology transfer at Fermilab
In an effort to fuel the economy and foster innovation, President Obama recently issued a directive to all the national laboratories to improve technology transfer. ……/technology_transfer.html 

Unique ‘listening’ technology tackles widespread fraud issues
Arizona State University
Alaris has been supported in its development by Arizona Technology Enterprises, the exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization for Arizona State University, and the ASU Venture Catalyst.

CEA-Leti and Caltech Alliance for Nanosystems VLSI Announce First Startup
MarketWatch (press release)
Malier cited the strong, innovative approach developed by the alliance between Caltech and CEA-Leti, which ranges from research to technology transfer. “Its efficiency is proven through the joint creation of APIX. The disruptive approach supporting …

General Patent Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuits with Sprint Nextel, Sanyo …
MarketWatch (press release)
General Patent also provides IP advisory services including IP valuation and IP strategy, as well astechnology transfer. General Patent is the oldest patent enforcement firm in the US and is the managing member of DTL. …

Researchers Create Living ‘Neon Signs’ Composed of Millions of Glowing Bacteria
The UC San Diego Technology Transfer Office has filed a patent application on the Hasty group’s invention. Anyone with commercial interest in the research or application should contact Eric Gosink, senior licensing officer, at

Top 10 hospital technology transfer programs by 2010 license income

California’s City of Hope again led all U.S. hospitals and research institutions in technology transferlast year. Read about who else made the top 10.…/top-10-hospital-technology-transfer...

On-line Technology Transfer Database Connects Industry with …
Announcing a brand new on-line searchable database of innovative technologies available for license from some of the ……/on-line-technology-transfer-database-c… 

Purdue Ranked No. 6 Nationally for Startup Creation Through …
Technology transfer activities represent discoveries made at a research … of our technology transfer activities,” said Joseph B. Hornett, senior vice president, ……/purdue-ranked-no-6-nationally-213000… 

Faculty Partners – UNR-DRI Technology Transfer Office
The UNR-DRI Technology Transfer Office is a partnership focused on assisting researchers and commercial partners via protection and transfer of technological … 

University Technology Transfer – knowledge protection
University Technology Transfer: Don’t Underestimate Intangible Assets As … IP, after all, is what most technology transfer managers, faculty researchers,

Research Program Assistance and Technology Transfer …

Research Program Assistance and Technology Transfer Management QA2. Requisition #746

12/6/2011. Q: I am planning to submit a proposal in response to ……/MDOT_RFP_RESEARCH_REQ746_QA2_3… 

Center for Technology Transfer
Disclose an invention and learn more about the Technology Transfer process. Available Technologies. Search technologies that we have available for licensing ……hl=en_US 

Galveston: UTMB focuses on own technology development
The medical branch’s Office of Technology Transfer specializes in obtaining patents and licensing agreements on behalf of the medical branch. The office is designed to establish business partnerships between medical branch researchers and private …

GREENS 2012 : First Workshop on Green and Sustainable Software …
To this end GREENS will both discuss the state of the practice, especially at the industrial level, and define a roadmap, both for academic research and for technology transfer to industry. GREENS seeks contributions addressing, but not limited …

Shaheen: SBIR funding ‘good news’ for NH businesses
New Hampshire Business Review
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer(STTR) programs, which were set to expire Dec. 16, have been reauthorized for six years. The funding levels set aside for mall businesses will also be increased …

MorphoSys and Novozymes Sign Long-Term Alliance on Slonomics® Technology for …
Reuters (press release)
MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) and Novozymes A/S, the world leader in bio-innovation and industrial enzymes, announced today the signing of a multi-year licensing and technology transfer agreement. …

Vanderbilt expands tech transfer efforts | Technology Transfer Tactics
The Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC) at Vanderbilt University, formerly the Office of Technology Transfer and Enterprise ……/vanderbilt-expands-tec… 

SEMA Tech Transfer—New Files Available for 2012 Chevrolet Sonic …
The intent of SEMA’s Tech Transfer program, available exclusively to SEMA manufacturing members, is to minimize or completely eliminate the necessity of ……/sema-tech-transfer-new-files-available 

Tech transfer — what is the goal? – The Intangible Economy
Tech transfer — what is the goal? By Ken Jarboe on December 14, 2011 4:18 PM | No Comments | No TrackBacks. Here is why I am beginning to think that our ……/top-20-us-technology-transfer-pro… 

Wake Forest 5th, Duke 19th on tech transfer licensing list :: Editor’s …
2010 was a bit of a bounceback year for U.S. technology transfer programs, as licensing income income inched up 3 percent to $2.4 billion, compared with the ……/10464099/ 

Penn Still Reigns in Tech Transfer | University City Science Center
Penn Still Reigns in Tech Transfer. Dec. 9. The University of Pennsylvania is still the leader by far in most measures of technology-transfer activity among area ……/penn-still-reigns-in-tech-transfer 

Tech transfer office get big IP monetization payday for Auckland …
In 1988, Professor John Boys set up a magnetic field that transferred an electric charge across two points without the need for hard wiring. The commercial ……/tech-transfer-office-get-big-ip-monet… 

NIH eases tech transfer with online material transfer agreements
NIH eases tech transfer with online material transfer agreements. December 15, 2011, 3:30 am by National Institutes of Health – NIH News Releases ……/nih_eases_tech_transfer_with_… 


Technology Development Specialist – National Institute of Allergy .. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases The National Institute of Allergy.…/technology-developme…

Licensing jobs, New Mexico jobs, Technology Transfer Licensing …
Job position for Technology Transfer Licensing Executive with Sandia National Laboratories.…/technology-transfer-licensing-exec…

Project Manager, Tech Transfer Jobs in Hayward, California
View and apply for Project Manager, Tech Transfer jobs in Hayward, California at…/2444554