Technology Transfer Course
Technology Transfer: Issues and Processes (TECH 513A)
11 Tuesday Evening Sessions - 6 to 9 PM
September 10, 2013 to November 19, 2013
FAES Graduate School at NIH
National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
Medical Center Metro Station (Red Line)
Technology transfer is the process of moving newly developed devices, methods, and data into the hands of those who can benefit from application of the technology or will move it to commercialization. The subject is a key topic in technology based economic development.
The 11-week course is an introduction to the multidisciplinary aspects of technology transfer. The course provides an overview of key policy, issues, practices, and organizations. The course is sponsored by the Washington, DC chapter of the Technology Transfer Society and is part of the FAES Graduate School at NIH program. Enrollment is open to the public.
A faculty of practicing experts representing various aspects of the field will teach the classes. The course is presented in an interactive style encouraging ongoing participant/presenter dialog. Topics include:
Overview of Technology Transfer:
Intellectual Property Management
Technology Licensing: Disclosure Through Maintenance
Moving Federal R&D to the Marketplace: Policy and Practice
Maximizing the Value of University Generated Discovery
Factors in Transferring Technology to and from Big Business
Factors in Transferring Technology to and from Small Businesses
Role of State and Local Government in Promoting Innovation
International Technology Transfer
Unique Challenges within Life Science Technology Transfer
The course will be held on eleven consecutive Tuesdays starting Sept. 10, 2013. Tuition is $290.00. Registration continues through Sept. 10. Call the FAES Graduate School at 301-496-7976, re Course TECH 513A, Introduction to Technology Transfer Issues and Processes. Download the course catalog at www.faes.org. For additional information on course structure and faculty, contact TTS Education Chairman, Richard Leshuk, (301) 279-2686, firstname.lastname@example.org.