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PNT Technology Showcase

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Jon us for a Technology Showcase designed to explore PNT alternatives to our vulnerable GPS systems, per a directive from Congress to decrease the military's over-reliance on GPS technology, sponsored by C-TRAC, CyberWorx and the TechMarketplace. .

Protect the Latest Inventions and Technological Advances

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Bayh-Dole has been a success story for new inventions and the latest technological advances. Why are some policymakers trying to rethink it? An insightful article about the risks of adopting some current "half-baked theories" regarding technology transfer, originally published by IPWatchdog.com Oct. 3, 2017.

Technology Transfer Playbook Helps Entrepreneurs Find Emerging Technologies

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Federal labs work hard to produce innovative technologies, but how can they get private industry to invest in commercializing their inventions? This manual offers a 26-page playbook of outreach ideas that will interest both the entrepreneur and the various federal labs.

What is Technology Transfer?

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Technology transfer is a brave new world, opening exciting pathways of discovery in our fast-paced digital age. Today, many companies, universities, and governmental organizations are dedicating entire departments to identify innovative new technologies and invention ideas where tech transfer has the potential to spawn a commercially viable product.

What is the Technology Marketplace?

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A database of the latest innovative technologies and invention ideas for the successful entrepreneur, the Technology Marketplace is an online gathering place where entrepreneurs, investors, academia and government agencies come together to facilitate tech transfer.

Tech Transfer Primer from AUTM: Commercializing the Latest Emerging Technologies (VIDEO)

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An animated short video from the Association of University Technology Managers website describes technology transfer -- how an entrepreneur takes the latest innovative technology or invention idea from first conception to full commercialization.

APLU Report: Align Technological Innovation with Local Business Ecosystem

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In recent technology transfer news, a Nov 2017 report from the APLU places a strong emphasis on re-evaluating the ways university technology transfer offices measure success, focusing on using the latest innovative technologies and new inventions to boost local economic development as part of a university’s responsibility during the tech transfer process.

WANTED: More New Books on Technology Transfer

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What books are available on the subject of technology transfer? After all, acquiring the latest innovative technologies or recent scientific inventions is a complex process for the successful entrepreneur, and a handbook of instructions would be helpful.

While anyone can browse the technologies or read the articles, you will have a lot more fun on the site if you create a profile. You can rate technologies, make comments, ask questions, and communicate directly with the inventors, support organizations, academics and government representatives who all have profiles on the site. You can also add your own content -- post a technologies, events, white papers, press releases and articles or blogs. You can also post your technology wish list while learning what others are searching for. 

Creating a profile is extremely simple: just click on the orange Get Started button at the top right and follow the prompts.

Make sure you are logged in, then head to the Events listings via the link near the top of the screen. Click the orange button on the right labeled "Add an Event."

Fill in as many of the fields as possible. Some, like the Google Maps URL, are mandatory. Click here to learn how to get the Google Maps URL you need.

Note that the Description field has a limit of 400 characters, including spaces.

Your event will be promptly reviewed by a Tech Marketplace administrator. Once approved, it will become visible to all. 

Go to Google maps here and enter the name and/or address of the venue. When Maps finds the location, simply copy the link in your browser's address bar and paste it in the Google Maps URL field. Voila! When you save the event, the background image will be a map of the venue location. 

Creating a profile is extremely simple: just click on the orange Get Started button at the top right and follow the prompts. Fill in as much or as little information as you like. You may log in using one of your social media accounts, or you can create an account using your email address and the password of your choice.