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13 Maja 2021, 13:00

* Webinarium prowadzone będzie w języku angielskim. 

Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer at Gdańsk University of Technology invites for the webinar with representatives of three academic Technology Transfer Offices, functioning at 3 recognized American universities: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Toledo and Vanderbilt University. The aim of this meeting is to confront the experience, practices, and schemes used in the academic technology transfer process. 

In the first part of the webinar, our Guests will present the concepts of functioning of technology transfer units within the structures of their universities: organizational schemes and roles, as well as the best professional practices involved.

The second part of the webinar will be devoted to questions and answers. For this purpose, we have prepared a form with preliminary questions. Please, vote for the questions/issues that interest you the most and add your own, if they are not on the list. Preparing and voting on questions will allow our guests to address first the ones that get the most votes.

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General Agenda:

1. The model and the organizational schemes of university offices responsible for co-operation with business - on the example of the University of Toledo, Vanderbilt University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2. The workflow at the Technology Transfer Offices

3. Q&A

Our guests (in alphabetical order):

Emalee Couture - Senior Technology Licensing Associate at the MIT Technology Licensing Office since July 2018, responsible for evaluating, protecting, and licensing inventions in various areas of engineering and physical sciences, currently she manages a portfolio of about 200 inventions. Emalee received her Bachelors of Science from the University of Maine in Engineering Physics, with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering. Emalee has a particular interest in astronomy and aerospace, prior to joining MIT TLO she completed internships at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the National Solar Observatory.

Katherine "Katie" Pollard - Licensing Associate at the University of Toledo. Before coming to UToledo, Katie was a Research Technologist studying Liver Disease at the Cleveland Clinic. Katie also has experience working in sales, market research, and medical labs. She graduated Summa Cum Lade with a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from Kent State University and with a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University. Katie currently volunteers as a member of the Finance Committee with the Association of University Technology Managers.

Seema Sinha - Licensing Analyst at Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC) Vanderbilt University since April 2019, responsible for evaluating the commercialization potential of various life science and healthcare technologies. Prior to joining CTTC, Seema was a fellow at the Business Development and Strategy division and a postdoctoral fellow in Human Biology division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Seema received her Bachelor of Science in Zoology with honors from University of Delhi, a Master of Science in Biological Sciences from University at Buffalo (SUNY), and a Ph.D. in Oncology from Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine. Seema is currently a member of Women in Bio (WIB) and AUTM.

Wydarzenie pod patronatem Porozumienia Akademickich Centrów Transferu Technologii (PACTT).

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