Intellectual property has come to the center of attention in every economy around the world. Universities are the heart of creating new inventions from the ground breaking research that they perform everyday. Technology transfer plays a critical role in transferring those inventions to the market in order to create products that touch our lives everyday. The profession of technology transfer has evolved over the years and is one of the most coveted professional tracks for scientists, engineers, lawyers, and marketing professionals. Often times this is not a choice people actively make in the early stages of their career, it is choice they are aware of later in their career.
What is technology transfer anyway?