Recession's Effect on Institutes Noted in FY 2008 AUTM Survey
While patent filings were up, research institutes and others surveyed started up fewer companies, won fewer patents, and signed fewer licensing and option agreements than they did before the recession.
Early Data from MIT Study Hints at Link Between Interdisciplinary Research and Tech Transfer
The Sloan School of Management study so far suggests that a greater degree of interdisciplinary collaboration within universities may lead to more entrepreneurship and technology transfer — but only to an extent.
Unico measures 'knowledge transfer' in new report; TEDCO awards tech-development funding; University of Maryland Biotech Institute under microscope; Virginia passes biosciences eco-dev bill
The first repealed rule required that officials from the Oregon DOJ review any business deal worth more than $100,000 between schools in the Oregon university system schools and private entities; while the second required a DOJ review of any deal between Oregon state schools and those from other state systems.
The study suggests it is "unlikely" that patents protecting biomedical inventions "will ever be licensed" if they have remained unlicensed for more than eight years since their priority patent application was filed.