NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Technology-transfer offices that focus on a small number of big-ticket patenting and licensing deals are actually impeding the progress of overall technology commercialization, according to a report released last week by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
 
The report recommends that universities and non-profit research institutions should instead adopt a model that supports a larger number of inventions that may not have as big of a payoff, and suggests several ways such a model could be implemented.

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