E2 Goals

  • Design and implementation of a new technology transfer process.
  • New metrics to evaluate process performance.
  • Integration of technology commercialization perspectives into the curriculum of engineering and science students.
  • Establishment of a network of competent innovation partners.
  • Creation of market-focused inventions.
  • Creation of CleanTech business ventures with partners.

Success Factors

Remove Technology Transfer (TT) Process Barriers

  • Create market awareness within university Change expectation and awareness on faculty side
  • Implement incentive system to support entrepreneurial behaviors

Identify Relevant Research Problems

  • Market driven invention vs. domain specific invention
  • Basic research vs. applied research

Change Technology Transfer Process

  • Outside-In vs. Inside-Out
  • Partner vs. contractor perspective
  • Unidirectional process vs. interactive process