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Technology Transfer & Commercialization of Intellectual Property & Patents: Technology Transfer

Technology Transfer, also called Transfer of Technology (TOT) and Technology Commercialisation, is the process of transferring skills,technologies, methods of manufacturing, samples of manufacturing and facilities among governments or universities.

Technology Transfer - E-Resources & Databases

Articles on Technology Transfer

Technology Transfer Web Sites

  • University of California Technology Transfer
    The Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) provides leadership and strategic direction for the system wide University of California technology transfer program and is responsible for administration of intellectual property on behalf of the University.

    Technology Transfer activities (formerly managed by the Office of Technology Transfer) are managed by two departmental units within ORGS:
  • You're the Boss Blog from the New York Times
    Blog on small business and entrepreneurship
  • Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)
    Global network of members come from more than 350 universities, research institutions, teaching hospitals and government agencies as well as hundreds of companies involved with managing and licensing innovations derived from academic and nonprofit research.
  • University of Michigan - Michigan Venture Center
  • EntreWorld
    Online information resources for entrepreneurs coordinated by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • The Funded  
  is an online community of entrepreneurs to research, rate, and review funding sources worldwide. In addition, allows entrepreneurs to view and share term sheets, to assist one another finding good investors, and to discuss the many facets of operating a business.
  • VentureBeat
    Blog on emerging technologies