Technology Commercialization is the transfer and marketing of knowledge and discoveries to the public.
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Introduction to Technology Commercialization
- What is Technology Commercialization?
- How is Technology Commercialized?
- What is the Bayh-Dole Act?
- How long does the Technology Commercialization process take?
- Why would a researcher want to participate in the Technology Commercialization process?
- How can I help in this process?
- What is GVSU Technology Commercialization?
- How do I work with the GVSU TCO?
- What are the typical steps in the process?
- What about consulting?
- May I use material or intellectual property from others in my research?
- Will I be able to share materials, research tools or intellectual property with others to further their research as part of a research collaboration?
- What rights does a research sponsor have to any discoveries associated with my research?
- Will I be able to publish the results of my research and still protect the commercial value of my intellectual property?
- What can I expect to learn from a meeting with the TCO during this stage of the process?
- What are the factors I should consider prior to filing an Invention Disclosure with the TCO?
- What is an Invention Disclosure?
- Why should I submit an Invention Disclosure?
- How do I know if my discovery is an invention?
- When should I complete an Invention Disclosure?
- Should I disclose research tools?
- How do I submit an Invention Disclosure?
- How does GVSU assess Invention Disclosures?
- If the inventors believe that the invention should be licensed non-exclusively to all potential users for the public good, will the university honor our request?
- How do we decide whether to commercialize with a traditional or an "open source" license for software?
- Is an invention ever assigned to an Inventor?
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