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Lectures 1 to 8 are now available

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presents

Research Commercialization Introductory Course
from November 14 to December 12, 2013

[click here to go to the detailed class schedule]

this course is co-organized with

DHSNISTNIHNAI NSF


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ABOUT THIS COURSE

Now on its sixth run, the Research Commercialization Introductory Course is a very popular online course designed to help science and engineering researchers better understand how research commercialization works. Over 5000 students, faculty and researchers from across the US have taken this course since it's been offered.

Research commercialization involves taking articles, documentation, know-how, patents, and copyrights, which are created during research activities and getting them to users and patients for real societal impacts. In some cases, commercialization involved taking patents based on the research and licensing them to a company. This usually involves also having the researchers consult to the company. In other cases, commercialization involves forming of creating a startup and applying to federally funded commercialization programs. In all cases, though, research commercialization typically involves defining the nature of the research being commercialized (e.g., in a patent or intellectual property agreement), establishing a commercial relationship with another party (e.g., employment, a sale or license), and negotiating a contract (e.g., compensation).

Areas covered in the course include intellectual property, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, licensing agreements, employment agreements, consulting agreements, tech transfer, creating and funding companies, and federally funded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs

Each lecture is a live 90-minute online class with Q&A.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?

The Research Commercialization Course is recommended for all science, engineering and medical researchers in public or private research institutions (e.g., grad students, post-docs, and faculty). This is an indispensable course for S&E grad students looking for jobs in the next 6-18 months.

HOW TO REGISTER

This workshop course is offered free of charge but registration is required by clicking on the GoToWebinar link below.

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or go to (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/828466962)
By clicking on the link above you will be registered to all sessions of this course.
Once registered, you will receive a reminder email 24 hours before each session.

 

DOWNLOADING COURSE MATERIALS AND VIEWING RECORDED VIDEOS OF PREVIOUS SESSIONS

The materials and recorded video for each session will be uploaded on a separate page before and after each session. Did you miss a session? The video recording will be posted with 24 hours after each session and will be available for you to view until after the Final Exam. The link/page to download the materials will be posted here 24 hours before the first session on November 14th. Visit this link: http://center.ncet2.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=668

CLASS SCHEDULE

Lecture 1: Patents
Thursday, November 14, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 2: The Importance of Commercializing Research
Friday, November 15, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 3: Copyright, Trademarks and Trade Secrets
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 4: Employment and Consulting Agreements
Thursday, November 21, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 5: Tech Transfer and Licensing Agreements
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 6: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants
Monday, December 2, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 7: Introduction to Early Stage Funding
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 8: Introduction to Structuring and Leading the Research-Intensive Company
Friday, December 6, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 9: Moving from R&D to Manufacturing
Monday, December 9, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

Lecture 10: View from the Trenches: Applying what you have Learned
Thursday, December 12, 2013 , 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET

 

REGISTER FOR THE FINAL EXAM AND RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

A Final Exam will be available to all registered students AFTER the course.

Registering for the Final Exam is separate from the GoToWebinar registration. If you would like to take the Final Exam and be issued a Certificate of Completion register for a free NCET2 account (click here). Once registered, login and click on "Subscribe" at the top of this page.

The Final Exam is an online, multiple-choice test. Subscribed students who achieve 60% or greater on the Final Exam will receive a Certificate of Completion for this course. The Final Exam will be opened after the last session and will remain available for 3 weeks to give you enough time to review and take the exam.


CO-ORGANIZERS AND CO-MODERATORS:

Ali Andalibi
former Program Director SBIR/STTR
National Science Foundation and National Cancer Institute, NIH

Clara Asmail
Sr. Technical Advisor, NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership
formerly SBIR Program Manager
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

Frank Barros
SBIR Program Analyst
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Steve Ferguson
Deputy Director, Licensing & Entrepreneurship
Office of Technology Transfer
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Paul Sanberg
Founder and President
National Academy of Inventors

Ben Schrag
Deputy Assistant Director
National Science Foundation

Tony Stanco
Executive Director
National Council Of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ATTENDEES:

WEBINAR SCHEDULE: Click here to see the detailed course schedule. Changes in schedules or topics will be posted on this page and sent to you through email.

WEBINAR DURATION: Each session is a 90-minute webinar with 60 minutes of presentation and 30 minutes of Q&A.

COST: Free, but registration required by clicking on the Register button above. You only need to register once. Your registration is valid for all sessions in this course.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?: This webinar is online. You need a computer with web access for the visual/audio. You may also dial-in using the audio-only telephone number. The call in details and instructions on how to join the webinar will be sent to you via email after you register. Once registered you will also receive a reminder email 24 hours before the start of the webinar.

QUESTIONS TO SPEAKERS: Q&A is conducted by a chat box to the speakers.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN THE WEBINAR?: The Research Commercialization Course is recommended for all science, engineering and medical researchers in public or private research institutions (e.g., grad students, post-docs, and faculty). This is an indispensable course for S&E grad students looking for jobs in the next 6-18 months.

SLIDES AND VIDEO: The materials and recorded video for each session will be uploaded on a separate page before and after each session. If you are unable to join the live webinar, you may view the recorded video that will be posted within 24 hours after the scheduled webinar ends.


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