Kirsten Leute
December 15, 2018

Tech Transfer

Podcast: A Conversation with Rubén Flores, Director of Commercialization at UCSD

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Kirsten Leute
October 15, 2018

Tech Transfer

Podcast: A Conversation with Mary Juhas, Associate VP at OSU Office of Research

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Kirsten Leute
September 21, 2018

Tech Transfer

An Interview with Nancy Sullivan, CEO & Managing Director of Illinois Ventures

In June, OUP released our Research Realized interview with Nancy Sullivan, CEO and Managing Director of Illinois Ventures. Illinois Ventures is a seed and early-stage technology investment firm focused on research-derived companies in information technologies, physical sciences, and life sciences. While their origins are investing in businesses based on innovations from the University of Illinois, they […]

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Kirsten Leute
June 8, 2018

Tech Transfer

Podcast: An Interview with Nancy Sullivan of Illinois Ventures

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Kirsten Leute
June 6, 2018

Tech Transfer

An interview with Lita Nelsen and Katharine Ku

Some people had the fortune to fall into technology transfer before it was a known career and helped shape the field to become the vibrant, challenging, and rewarding profession it is today. Two of those players are Lita Nelsen, former Director of MIT’s Technology Licensing Office, and Katharine Ku, former Executive Director of the Office […]

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Kirsten Leute
March 15, 2018

Tech Transfer

Podcast: A Conversation with Amir Naiberg of UCLA TDG

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Kirsten Leute
January 8, 2018

Tech Transfer

Podcast: An Interview With Lita Nelsen & Katharine Ku

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Kirsten Leute
December 5, 2017

Tech Transfer

Traversing the Valley of Innovation Death

Working in technology transfer for almost two decades, I was a frequent occupant of the Valley of Innovation Death, or as I call it, the VoID. If you’re unfamiliar with the VoID, here is the traditional representation: Inventions are created and reach a certain level of basic research. But as they attempt to transition to the […]

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Louis Berneman
September 8, 2017

Tech Transfer

Changing of the Guard

As many academic institutions begin a new fiscal year, let’s take a moment to celebrate the end of an era in academic technology transfer (TT). The long and distinguished careers of TT luminaries have come to an end as they retire or transition to less demanding positions. In the past year or so, individuals who […]

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Kirsten Leute
August 3, 2017

Tech Transfer

Technology transfer is all grown up

While my colleagues at OUP have recently been outdoing one another on well-researched blogs (here, here, and here), I’ve decided to go the opposite direction and write about some non-data oriented, anecdotal thoughts I’ve had on the technology transfer profession and how it’s changed from a little-known job to an actual career. Around 15 years ago, while […]

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