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  • Certificate in Intellectual Property and Commercialization Management
    University of Manitoba, in partnership with the Technology Transfer Office
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  • E-learning

    The European Patent Office currently offers the following e-learning modules in order to maximise equal access to IP training throughout Europe and offer cost-saving and flexible opportunities for attending patent related IP courses on-line:

    • The European patent system
    • Searching and documentation
    • Special topics

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  • Technology Transfer Training DVD Set

    The FLC has created an 11-DVD, 3-CD set containing 14 video courses covering a variety of technology transfer topics presented by subject-matter experts from industry and government. You can order the complete set containing 21 hours of video presentations for $140 (US) or you can order by the level of training. The levels include Fundamental, Intermediate, and Advanced.

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  • Online Commercialization & Entrepreneurship Training

    Wendy Kennedy's online training program is the ideal source of personalized training, coaching and support for inventors, entrepreneurs, and commercialization offices. Working with Wendy, commercialization and entrepreneurship come to life in a dynamic virtual classroom complete with instruction, guided exercises, worksheets and real-world case studies.

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  • Business Development Academy (BDA)The BDA is committed to providing unparalleled educational opportunities to the business community. Their mission is to develop a curriculum and recruit the instructors that will best serve our members in developing the critical thinking skills necessary to grow their businesses. They strive to present lectures that provide our members with key insights into core business development competencies as well as furnish speakers that discuss breaking businesses trends.
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  • Webinar Course on Research CommercializationThe National Council Of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) and the National Institutes of Health are teaming up to offer a free 11-week webinar series designed to help researchers get more of their innovations on a path to the marketplace. Each session is 90 minutes and focuses on a specific aspect of commercialization. The series will begin Wednesday, January 14, and continue every Wednesday through March 25. Registration is required, but there is no charge for the series.
    December ,
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  • PCT Distance Learning Course: Introduction to the Patent Cooperation Treaty

    This PCT distance learning course provides an introduction and general overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), an international system for seeking patents on a global scale. The course was developed by WIPO specialists on the PCT using the pedagogical and distance learning methodology of the WIPO Academy.

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  • Master's Degree in Technology TransferFocus your career towards the commercial exploitation of research! Leader in technology transfer, the Universit√© de Sherbrooke is launching a new program that will help you turn a promising innovation into a commercial success. The program is offered jointly by the faculties of Administration, Law and Engineering. It is intended for practising professionals and the courses will be given on a part-time basis at the Longueuil Campus, starting in September 2009. This degree is especially aimed at lawyers, managers, scientists, analysts and industry advisers who wish to focus their career towards one of the numerous fields of the commercialization of research and technology transfer.
    December ,
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  • Masters Certificate in Applied Innovation ManagementThe Masters Certificate in Applied Innovation Management has been designed to prepare Business Owners, Department Managers, Directors and VPs to evaluate new innovation opportunities for your business, and start building a practical action plan.
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  • Research Commercialization and SBIR Center

    The free webinars and paid online workshops on this site are structured to ensure that researchers understand the necessary concepts that underlie the innovation economy so that they can actively participate in it.

    Workshops and webinars offered and planned this year include:

    • Research Commercialization Introductory Course
    • Building University-Industry Collaborations Series
    • Government Research Funding Programs Series
    • International Innovation Series
    • SBIR Programs Series
    • What Are Universities Doing to Create and Fund University Startups
    • Finding Early Stage Funding for Research-Intensive Companies
    • Marketing Strategy for Researchers
    • Product Development and the Innovation Process for Researchers
    • Structuring and Leading the Research-Intensive Company
    • Tech Transfer: Working with Universities and Federal Labs for Researchers
    • Understanding Business Law and Regulations for Researchers
    • Understanding Patents and the Patent Application Process for Engineers and Scientists
    • Understanding SBIRs for Researchers
    • Angel and VC Presentations for Research-Intensive Companies
    • Applying to the DoD SBIR Programs
    • Applying to the DOE SBIR Program
    • Applying to the NIH SBIR Program
    • Applying to the NSF SBIR Program
    • Business Plan Creation for Research-Intensive Companies

    December ,
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March 2011