This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit May 22, 2014

Home   Events   Careers & Training   Metrics & Data   Get Involved  


Move Your Training Program Online


Ready For An Amazing eLearning Experience? Contact Our Experts To See How We Can Help!



 



University of Houston Debuts Investment Deal for
Faculty Startups

University Business
The University of Houston has signed a deal with a group of investors to commercialize technologies created by its faculty, boosting the UH Energy Research Park as a focal point for entrepreneurial activity in the Houston region.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  




INDUSTRY NEWS


UCLA Inventions Show Range of Innovation at UC Forum
UCLA
Richard Kaner has developed some of the world's hardest metals in his lab at UCLA. Now Kaner, a professor with joint appointments in chemistry, biochemistry, materials science and engineering, is exploring with his team ways to turn these metals into powerful cutting tools for use in industrial processes.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE
Looking for similar articles? Search here, Keyword: Innovation.


  Online Trading Platform for IP

Developed and managed by Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Asia IP Exchange is a free online platform and database with over 25,000 IP projects from more than 20 countries and regions.

Visit www.asiaipex.com now to learn more!
 


Rice Aims to Spur More Houston Startups
Fuel Fix
Rice University wants to bring the city of Houston the same Cambrian explosion of startup companies that began in Palo Alto and Boston decades ago — but for oil and gas, a Rice official said.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


UNHInnovation Launches Website to Centralize Commercialization of University of New Hampshire Assets
Foster's Daily Democrat
The University of New Hampshire has launched a new website, innovation.unh.edu, as part of an ongoing effort to open its doors to the business community and underscore its active role in technology-based economic development.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




Ceapro Licenses an Innovative Process Technology from
University of Alberta

Marketwired via The Wall Street Journal
Ceapro has announced the signing of a licensing and development agreement with the University of Alberta for the rights related to a technology called "Formation of Micro/Nanoparticles and Encapsulation of Bioactives Using Supercritical Fluid Technology."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


  Startup Success

Eckman Basu LLP helps university/startups achieve value goals. With an extraordinary level of technical expertise, we understand your inventions and how to make them successful with patents and IP. --Our experience matters!
 


AUTM NEWS


AUTM 2014 Region Meetings Announced
AUTM
AUTM region meetings bring diverse programs of interest to experienced and new-technology-transfer professionals. Focused on best practices and strategies for industry-academia partnerships that culminate in successful product commercialization, each meeting provides a forum for members to connect, exchange ideas and gain valuable contacts.

Region Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsorship of AUTM Region Meetings underscores your involvement in the technology transfer field. For details, email Madhuri Carson, or call 847-753-5217.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


AUTM Accepting Scholarship and Literature Review Prize Applications
AUTM
AUTM is now accepting scholarship applications from students, scholars and new professionals pursuing a career in academic technology transfer.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




AUTM Seeks Fundraising Professional
AUTM
AUTM is seeking letters of interest from fundraising professionals to assist with its strategies to increase nondues revenues. The funding environment currently offers more opportunities to secure grant funding — especially from government sources — than ever before. This environment may change at the conclusion of the Obama administration, so there is a certain level of urgency to begin activities. Activities will be focused on securing grants from government and foundations and expanding corporate engagement, cultivation and sponsorship.

Letters must be submitted via email in PDF format by July 31.

Learn more about this unique opportunity.

Share this article:   E-mail article


AUTM Videos Spotlight Technology Transfer Benefits: More Grants Available
AUTM
Additional grants are available in AUTM's Put a Face On It video project, which spotlights the real-world connection between our members' work and its ability to transform people's lives. The videos can be used in presentations to build a greater understanding of technology transfer. Share, tweet, or link to the videos to spread the word about your important work!

Learn more about how to submit your own here.


Share this article:   E-mail article


FEATURED ARTICLE
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
'Supercomputer' Helps Local Scientists Fight Cancer
Livewell Nebraska
In the fight to defeat the most deadly forms of cancer, scientists in Omaha, Nebraska, are enlisting a supercomputer instead of a robot. To find a drug that could target troublesome cells, researchers formerly had to test compounds solely in a lab, where a robotic device would combine different compounds in huge trays. Today, that same review of all the compounds can be performed in days.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
The Role of Intellectual Property in Technology Transfer and Competition
UNCTAD
Students at Lund University of Sweden learn from an United Nations Conference on Trade and Development partnership how policy frameworks can help build domestic technological capacities and the role of intellectual property rights in this regard.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
The Belief That Our Patent System is Broken is Patently False
Detroit Free Press
If you listen to some commentators on the subject of patents, you could form the belief that the patent system is irreparably broken. According to these arguments, "patent trolls" are bringing businesses to a complete halt and that software patents are a barrier to innovation. Some pundits even equate "patent troll" litigation with the legitimate legal interests of inventors who are defending their intellectual property.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more


AUTM Transactional Academic Comparables Tracking (TransACT)
Database Needs YOUR Deals

AUTM
AUTM has launched the data collection phase for its new Transactional Academic Comparables Tracking (TransACT) Database (formerly the Royalties and Deals database), a powerful comprehensive database of transactional terms and conditions that only AUTM could amass.

TransACT Needs YOUR Deals!
AUTM directors were sent login instructions last month. If you will be responsible for entering deals for your institution and did not receive an email with your login and a link to the database, please contact Chris Harris, AUTM assistant vice president for Deal Terms Database.

To make the AUTM TransACT Database as successful and meaningful as possible, please enter your deals as soon as possible. Your institution will receive a discount on the subscription price of the AUTM TransACT Database based on the number deals contributed.

If you have questions about the AUTM TransACT Database, please contact Chris Harris.

Share this article:   E-mail article


AUTM Partnering Forum: Neurologic and Orthopaedic Medical
Device Technology

AUTM
This new business development meeting presents a unique opportunity to network with industry partners and take an in-depth look at the neurologic and orthopaedic medical device technology sector.

Includes a reverse showcase of presentations from industry partners highlighting technological areas of interest and how to best work with them; short panel sessions dealing with technology transfer topics relevant to neurologic and orthopaedic medical devices; and plenty of opportunities for one-on-one partnering.

Sept. 23-24
Hosted by Wake Forest Innovations
Winston-Salem, NC, USA Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship of an AUTM Partnering Forum underscores your involvement in the technology transfer field and helps AUTM keep registration fees low — allowing technology transfer professionals from all backgrounds and skill levels to attend.

Contact Madhuri Carson either via email or by phone at 847-753-5217 with any questions.

Download the sponsorship application now.

Share this article:   E-mail article


AUTM Business Development Course — Medical Devices
AUTM
Save the date for this first in a series of AUTM business development courses designed to provide in-depth education on specific industry sectors. This course focuses on the medical device industry and how regulatory, legal and business issues affect commercializing technologies in the medical device space. Registration for this course will open in early July.

Nov 12–13, Chicago Marriott O'Hare, Rosemont, IL, USA

View Schedule at a Glance. Faculty.

Registration Information. Hotel and Travel Information.

Share this article:   E-mail article


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    University of Houston Professor Develops App to Detect Skin Cancer (MobiHealthNews)
3 Nova Southeastern University Researchers Receive Patents (Newswise)
Nonprofit Aims to Raise $10 Million to Seed Health Care Startups (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Public Sector Takes Sides in Patent-Troll Fight (Governing)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


AUTM Webinars
AUTM
AUTM webinars efficiently train one or multiple staff members for one low price.

June 11
Telling Our Story: AUTM's Better World Project and Advocacy Videos
This informative, FREE webinar is for those who would like to learn more about communicating the value of academic technology transfer to stakeholders using AUTM's "Put a Face On It" videos, the Better World Project, and AUTM's new "About Technology Transfer" video.

June 17
Federal Award Terms: What Do They Mean for You?
Learn how restrictions impact technology transfer and what constraints they might impose on the ability to license university technologies. This webinar will discuss the implications of such terms and strategies for handling them..

AUTM also offers on-demand webinars and other professional development sessions. View the complete list.

Share this article:   E-mail article


Better World Project Featured Stories
AUTM
The Better World Project features inspiring stories about university technologies that make the world a better place. Check out the new featured story from the North Carolina State University: Natural Enzyme Helps Farmers Feed the World. Take a minute to enter a technology from your institution for a chance to be one of the featured stories.

This video from editor Laura Savatski explains how. Or, create a customized report of the stories from your institution that may be already in the database.

For more information about the Better World Project, click here.

Share this article:   E-mail article


PRESS RELEASES


UCLA Startup Banks $21 Million for Antibody Tech
(FierceBiotech)

Genovel Orthopedics Enters into Research and License Agreement with NYU
(Marketwired via MarketWatch)

Rallying Around Medtech: SEMDA Conference Highlights Role of Tech Transfer
(Emory University)



 

AUTM Newsbrief
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Damon Sayles, Content Editor, 469.420.2662  
Contribute news

This edition of the AUTM Newsbrief was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
May 15, 2014
May 8, 2014
May 1, 2014
April 24, 2014



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063