Association of University Technology Managers

Technology transfer, or the practice of transferring scientific findings from one organization, most notably universities, to another for further development, plays a pivotal role in the R&D ecosystem. It is the bridge that ensures knowledge cultivated through academic research reaches patients and other beneficiaries, and it is a critically important means of financing further science and technology at academic institutions in the U.S. and around the world. The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), a nonprofit organization with an international membership of more than 3,000 technology managers and business executives, has developed a project that not only highlights the...

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You can change the image of things to come. But you can’t do it sitting on your hands … The science community should reach out to Congress and build bridges.
The Honorable John E. Porter