AUTM is the non-profit leader in efforts to educate, promote and inspire professionals to support the development of academic research that changes the world and drives innovation forward. The community comprises more than 3,000 members who work in more than 800 universities, research centers, hospitals, businesses, and government organizations around the globe.
AUTM members work closely with commercial partners to transform ideas into opportunities, creating thousands of products, services, start-ups, and millions of dollars in economic development each year. First and foremost, their work means improved lives, every day, everywhere.
AUTM advocates and supports the full spectrum of members’ work – from corporate engagement to intellectual property protection – empowering dynamic, forward-leading professional practices and advancing current and future generations of leaders in the field of technology transfer.
AUTM Professional Development Senior Director Barbara Gunderson said, “AUTM exists to support and advance technology transfer activities worldwide. One of the pillars of the organization is a commitment to professional development through the delivery of training programs that are relevant and impactful. We strive to design training that tech transfer professionals can easily access and that provide real-world solutions to current issues.
The partnership with IEEE will enable AUTM to reach a broader audience. The course we are offering details the basics of technology transfer and the importance of collaboration between researchers and the tech transfer practitioners. We believe improving understanding will help to accelerate the process of translation of research to the market and making a better world.”
Through the Powered by IEEE Program, AUTM will now provide benefits for IEEE-backed startups, including a 50% discount on AUTM’s e-learning Basics of Technology Transfer for University Faculty and Research Staff course.
- Learn more about working successfully with your tech transfer office to advance your discoveries. This online course, developed in partnership with Texas A&M University Innovation Partners, features a first-of-a-kind curriculum designed to assist faculty and research staff in understanding the basics of technology transfer, beginning with the disclosure process to marketing the invention for licensing. It includes webinars, assessment questions, writing assignments, and discussion board conversations.
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