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Tech Transfer Bootcamp
Innovation and Partnership’s LINK + LICENSE + LAUNCH team is hosting two upcoming workshops that have been designed to provide faculty the nuts and bolts of how to transfer the tech at Virginia Tech. The workshops are free and open to Virginia Tech faculty, staff, postdoc or graduate students engaged in funded research.
Information sessions about the workshops will be held via Zoom on Sept. 1 and 6, 12:05-12:25 p.m. Email Ted Alt (firstname.lastname@example.org), project coordinator for Innovation and Partnerships, to sign up.
Starting Sept. 21, LICENSE: The Center for Tech Commercialization team will host a Tech Transfer Boot Camp in five, one-hour weekly workshops covering key topics such as idea protection, invention disclosure, patenting, marketing, and licensing. Enroll now, space is limited.
Additionally, starting Sept. 20, LAUNCH: The Center for New Ventures team will host LAUNCH Startup Labs, a series of seven workshops about creating new technology startups from research using entrepreneurial tools and methods appropriate for the research community. Enroll now, space is limited.
The two workshops will incorporate the basics of early-stage commercial translation of research, including answers to questions such as, “What is in a patent or license agreement and why, and how to wrestle with the many uncertainties in the creation of a startup,” said Mark Mondry, the associate director for LAUNCH.