SAN FRANCISCO – Citing “warning clouds on the horizon” that threaten a bill that has helped give rise to modern academic technology transfer, former US Senator Birch Bayh last week urged members of the Association of University Technology Managers to refute recent criticisms of the legislation and educate “misinformed” opponents.
He also called on the tech-transfer community to closely examine why research dollars from US-based industries are more frequently being used to fund research at foreign institutions.

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