Events

Building a Career in Technology Transfer Webinar

WHEN
August 9 / 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
08/09/18 12:00 PM 08/09/18 1:30 PM America/New_York Building a Career in Technology Transfer Webinar

There is growing interest among graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in technology transfer careers. However, transitioning into this field can be challenging. This free webinar will discuss the various roles within a technology transfer office, the skills required and strategies to transition into, and develop, a career in technology transfer. Seasoned tech transfer panelists will share their experiences in the field, the challenges they faced, and suggestions for building a successful career.

United States

Presenters:

George Challapa, PhD - The University of Chicago
Nichole Mercier - Washington University in St. Louis, Office of Technology Management
Heather Walsh - Baxter International Inc.
Kirsten Leute - Osage University Partners

What It's All About

There is growing interest among graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in technology transfer careers. However, transitioning into this field can be challenging. This free webinar will discuss the various roles within a technology transfer office, the skills required and strategies to transition into, and develop, a career in technology transfer. Seasoned tech transfer panelists will share their experiences in the field, the challenges they faced, and suggestions for building a successful career. In addition, the session will cover the skills and qualifications that an early stage technology transfer professional should develop to successfully progress, such as CLP and RTTP certifications.

You'll Learn How To:

  • Describe challenges one faces moving into technology transfer
  • Utilize your scientific skills in technology transfer
  • Plan your career in technology transfer
  • Discuss skills needed to move to the next level in tech. transfer