This announcement from the University of Minnesota is one of the most innovative tech transfer policy advancements since the passage of Bayh-Dole. This initiative distinguishes the University of Minnesota among all peers and we believe that it will significantly advance the number and impact of relationships between industry and the University. We encourage you, our Read more

MPR’s Tim Post is at the University of Minnesota’s regents meeting and will be writing about this later, but forwarded an announcement: Innovative new approach to industry-funded research announced by U of M The University of Minnesota today announced a new, unique approach to the way it handles intellectual property arising from research projects funded Read more

Forum Question: Do you support the commercialization of research? Universities don’t have deep pockets. Their ability to protect intellectual property is very limited. They need to reach out to companies — established and start-up — to help them. I’m interested in commercialization. It’s critical to tap the intellectual property that staff and faculty have created., Read more