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New courses developed

Education Achievements

New courses developed

Two new courses were developed for the IGERT.

The outcomes of the Technology Commercialization course are:
1. an ability to assess the market feasibility of intellectual property developed through scientific research;
2. knowledge of the requirements and processes of working with institutional technology transfer offices, including negotiating ownership agreements;
3. a grasp of fundamental marketing strategies appropriate for introducing intellectual property to targeted users.

The outcomes of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation course are:
1. acquiring skill in professional networking, including identify events appropriate to commercializing technologies being developed and interacting effectively with new acquaintances;
2. acquiring skill in oral communication, specifically making “elevator pitches” to prospective investors and others;
3. obtaining basic knowledge of dominant theories of entrepreneurship and the ability to translate those theories into practical terminology.