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Defending the University Tech Transfer System

Arundeep Pradhan (Dir., AUTM) shares interesting data from recent studies by BIO and AUTM supporting his message to policymakers,  “…to keep intact the Bayh-Dole Act and support the current system used to commercialize federally-funded academic research.”

“In the period 2000-2008, US universities received 147,515 invention disclosures, filed 83,988 new patent applications, and signed 41,598 license and option agreements., of which 4,566 were startup companies based on university research.” [Business Week, more]

Categories: Policy, University
  1. March 23, 2010 at 12:43 pm

    There’s more: Robert Litan, Kauffman Foundation, follows up with his viewpoint in BusinessWeek, “The federal government should require universities receiving research grants to allow faculty inventors the right to choose their licensing agent.”

    BW article: http://www.businessweek.com/smallbiz/content/mar2010/sb2010031_370679.htm

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