techtransferThe Technology Transfer Society – Washington D.C. Chapter will be offering an Introduction to Technology Transfer and Commercialization Fall 2023 course in conjunction with Montgomery College. The course will be given in a hybrid format to allow for both virtual and in-person attendance.

This course is intended to provide students with an overview of the entire technology transfer process – moving technologies from the lab to market. This course is a great overview for anyone interested in learning more about the operations of a technology transfer office or those looking to understand how to commercialize their own invention. Students will hear from experienced professionals, including those from federal labs, to broaden their understanding of technology transfer.

The Fall 2023 course (SMB035) will take place starting September 27th on the Montgomery College Rockville Campus each Wednesday from 6:30-9:00 p.m. For more details on the course see here

his course provides an introduction to the field of technology transfer--the process of moving discoveries and inventions from the lab into organizations that transform them into the innovative products and services that improve people’s lives and drives economic growth. The course provides a unique opportunity for students to comprehend the processes used in technology transactions and the issues encountered along the pathway of moving from invention to innovation. Students will gain insight from professionals in a variety of institutions with substantial expertise in the field and develop an understanding for the type of operations undertaken in a technology transfer office.