Technology Transfer Innovation is working with a number of clients around the world, and is always interested in discussing new projects. The over-riding focus always is on helping clients (where help is defined by the client). Here are outlines of some current and recent projects:
Developing the Technology Transfer Strategic Plan for a university committed to growing a leading technology transfer programme in its region.
Advising an international university on its plans to develop a university technology fund, to invest in spin-outs from the university, and more broadly in the region.
Advising a national funding agency in Europe on its plans for developing national Technology Transfer support and funding activities.
Advising a UK university on the structure for its Technology Transfer Office and the governance of the relationship between the TTO and the University.
Membership of the Investment Committee for a €32M Investment Fund in Madrid, investing in early stage companies across Spain, focussed on the industrial high technology sector.
Member of the Investment Committee for a €40M Investment Fund in Milan, investing in early stage companies across Italy, focused on sustainability technologies.
Chairman of the Investment Committee of a Proof-of-Concept and Seed fund in South Africa, the first fund of its kind in southern Africa.
Advising an international patent organisation on plans for developing its support programmes for Technology Transfer.
Providing support to an international patent organisation in preparing information on incentives in University Technology Transfer.
Member of a panel assessing funding applications for a major European healthcare funding body.
Member of a panel assessing funding applications for proof-of-concept funding for a leading funding programme in Spain.
Advising a UK university on operational plans for key aspects of its technology transfer programme. These included spin-out company formation, technology licensing and proof-of-concept fund management.
Providing a European university TTO with a report on how its performance compares to others and advising on areas for further development.
Providing advice and support to a European university as it develops a new approach to research commercialisation, and the role the university plays in its innovation community.
Supporting a leading UK university on how to grow a research commercialisation programme in the social sciences, humanities and arts.