Innovation, Patents, & Entrepreneurship
Workshop and Conference Presentations
Thoughts on Tech Transfer, Patents, and Export Control (PowerPoint 159kB Jul30 12) - This presentation was given by Seth Marder (Georgia Institute of Technology) at the 2012 Minority Faculty Development workshop. It provides a list of pros, cons, and considerations for tech transfers and patents as well as a short overview on export control.
Patents and More (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.4MB Jul30 12) - This presentation was given by Ryan Schneider, Esq. (Troutman Sanders LLP) at the 2012 Minority Faculty Development workshop. The presentation offers in-depth information about patents and also provides an overview of the three other types of intellectual property: trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets.
Workshop presentations from previous workshops are also available in the Funding Opportunities and Small Businesses section on the Finding Funding page.
- Small Business Innovation Resarch and Small Business Technology Trasfer; Supplemental Funding for Diversity Collaborations (SBIR/STTR) is an NSF program that aims to to "increase the incentive and opportunity for small firms to undertake cutting-edge, high risk, high quality scientific, engineering, or science/engineering education research that would have a high potential economic payoff if the research is successful." Use this page to find solicitations for proposals from this program; solicitations are generally in the fields of: biotech and chemical technologies, education applications, information and communication technologies, and nanotechnology, advanced materials, and manufacturing.
- From Science to Business: Preparing Female Scientists and Engineers for Successful Transitions into Entrepreneurship: Summary of a Workshop, from National Academies Press, reports a summary of a 2009 workshop focused on understanding and addressing the barriers women face in pursuing entrepreneurship in technical disciplines with an aim to increase future success of women in this area.