July 19, 2002
How Colleges Get More Bang (or Less) From Technology Transfer
For the growing number of universities eager to commercialize the inventions of their professors and graduate students, success -- and failure -- is measured in many ways.
Money is only the most obvious one.
An institution lucky enough to have licensed a "home run" invention may appear to shine -- but may still be doing a poor
job of getting faculty members to bring forward their discoveries to be patented and licensed. On the other hand, a university