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E-learning course on Knowledge Transfer

This e-learning course on Knowledge Transfer is mainly dedicated to scientists and researchers from Universities and Research Centers.

The goal of this e-learning module is to introduce scientists and researchers to key elements and concepts in the domains of knowledge and technology transfer. After completing this e-learning course, the learner should be able to understand how to:

  • protect technical invention;
  • exploit it;  and
  • bring it to market.

This course consists of 7 chapters: Technology Scouting; Technology and Market Assessment; IP Protection & Management; IP Promotion; Negotiation; Commercialisation and Market.

A simulation of the daily activities of a University's technology transfer office guides learners through the interesting world of the Knowledge Transfer from research through to market.

Multiple choice tests at the end of each chapter help learners assess their understanding of the course.