This meeting looked at the many aspects of Technology Transfer, with an overview of the key processes, perspectives from academia and industry, sources of funding, the importance of securing strong intellectual property rights and how those rights may be licensed effectively. The UK government’s role in enabling Technology Transfer was discussed and successful case histories presented.
The meeting took place at the University of Nottingham on 9 July 2009.
From the bench to the bank - an overview of technology transfer
Trevor Farren, University of Nottingham
Commercialisation - not really an activity for a gentleman?
Martyn Poliakoff, University of Nottingham
The value of intellectual property
Jonathon Atkinson, Harrison Goddard Foote
How we all work together to get a licensing deal done
Susan Bright, The Institute of Cancer Research
Tech Transfer: What industry is looking for
David Hollinshead, AstraZeneca R&D
Good Science makes Good Business
Steve Davies, University of Oxford
The Technology Strategy Board
Paul Mason, Technology Strategy Board