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Tea with ASTP: The Researcher's Perspective on KT
Are we also listening to the researchers? Do we really know what they think about our way of working? How do they perceive the information they get from us? Both presenters have been involved in knowledge transfer and commercialisation who share their views and impressions of the knowledge transfer process with us.
Tea with ASTP: Defining Inventorship
We have all been involved in cases regarding inventorship. Some of these situations can be either tricky or can be solved in a more fact-based manner. Research staff often don't know the difference between a co-author of an article and a co-inventor. This webinar drills down into the details of Defining Inventorship.
Tea with ASTP: Policies for Spin-out
Most KTOs work with the spin-out route as a way of commercialising inventions from our research institutions: there are different models and policies in place at different KTOs. Marjan Kraak (Head of Spin-Off Group, ETH Transfer at ETH Zurich) take us through ETH Zurich's models and processes.
Released by the EPO and the EUIPO, this study shows that companies which own at least one patent, registered design or trade mark generate on average 20% higher revenues per employee than companies which do not own any of those intellectual property rights (IPRs).
The World Intellectual Property Indicators 2020 report covers 2019 data, predating the human and economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. What this year’s WIPI documents, however, is a strong foundation of IP activity that will serve as a base for new advancements as the pandemic subsides.
Tea with ASTP: Corporate Partnerships
Ben Soffer, Head of Corporate Partnerships Kings College London presents ouon Corporate Partnerships.The MedTech Accelerator will act as a vehicle for the commercialisation of MedTech innovations. The Accelerator will be set up as a limited company based on a shareholder agreement and, in parallel, the parties are looking to facilitate the creation of a venture fund. The Accelerator has the ambition to position itself as the best place in the UK for MedTech Innovation to flourish successfully.