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How to Spot Overlooked R&D Partnerships

Posted by Eric Kumar on Nov 14, 2017 4:01:16 PM

 

So, how do you identify inventive universities to spot overlooked partnership opportunities? By ranking the Inventiveness of US universities with our empirical framework of IP Investment Conversion.

Our goal is to provide the basis for a customizable roadmap for entrepreneurs, patent holders, and investors who are seeking partnerships to bring valuable technologies to market. After all, research is expensive and finding the most stategic research partner not only reduces costs, but gets you into new product development and commercialization with greater confidence. We aim to bring novel tools to derive the most meaningful insights into the research system that allows viable, new ideas to enter the market.

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Topics: Strategic Research Partners, Converting Assets, Quantitative IP

Invention, Innovation ...wait, there's a difference?

Posted by Corina Sedillo on Nov 14, 2017 2:52:04 PM

Yes. Disentangling invention from innovation and considering the patentability of an idea, can be as tedious as discerning teal from cyan. For some, it's not necessary to unravel these nuances for a business opportunity. Yet for others—from investors to entrepreneurs working to advance technology—it is the difference between investing in an idea that has promise yet sits on the shelf, or an idea that is adaptive and generates revenue.

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Topics: Innovation Strategy, Due Diligence, IP 101

R&D, Inventiveness, and the Map to Ranking

Posted by Eric Kumar on Oct 23, 2017 5:27:18 PM
 

 

Technology companies and investors that are heavily ingrained in R&D often look to inventive university partners to head-up their research before bringing candidate products in-house to be further developed. This saves time and money on infrastructure and talent, among other benefits. However, finding a university that has the expertise and capabilities to deliver can be risky and time-consuming, potentially leaving you on shaky ground going into commercialization.

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Topics: Strategic Research Partners, Converting Assets, Quantitative IP

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