Defining Tech Transfer

Defining Tech Transfer
Authors/editors: Association of University Technology Managers
Type: journal
Publisher: Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin
Series: Texas Business Review
Date: 1998-06
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Technology transfer describes a formal transferring of new discoveries and innovations resulting from scientific research conducted at universities to the commercial sector. This article explores the reason why there has been tremendous growth in technology transfer programs, the benefits and successes of technology transfer, and how technology transfer has impacted universities.