World-first career framework for Technology Transfer Professionals published

9 September, 2016 Strategic thinking, business and commercial acumen plus the ability to communicate and influence are some of the identified skills required by Technology Transfer Professionals (TTPs) to...

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We’re walking in sunshine!  #KCA2016 is your ticket to get the ins and outs as to what the NISA means for TT practitioners here in Australia

30 June, 2016 There has never been a more exciting time to be in technology transfer.  There is no doubt that the Turnbull Government’s championing of innovation through the Ideas Boom has thrust...

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Great science & great marketing make the perfect match

16 June, 2016 If you ask the question ‘What is marketing?’ you’ll receive a variety of answers and invariably one will be ‘getting someone to buy something that they don’t want or need’....

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KCA takes 5 with TT young gun to talk #KCA2016

8 June, 2016 The countdown is on to the Innovation is a State of Mind themed 2016 KCA Annual Conference.  KCA sat down with technology transfer young gun Giulia Gizzi from LaTrobe University to hear...

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Latest data shows university/industry engagement happens in many ways, most of them bigger and more effective than commercialisation

5 May, 2016 KCA welcomes the publication of the National Survey of Research Commercialisation by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. The National Survey of Research Commercialisation...

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Lies, damned lies, and statistics, and how I can’t escape my job even on holiday

18 April, 2016 I was lucky enough to recently find myself diving on the Great Barrier Reef, up around Lizard Island for my holidays. This was around the time that the press started talking about coral...

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KCA Annual Conference 2015 wrap-up

7 October, 2015 Raising the Bar was the theme of this year’s KCA Annual Conference, with discussion focussed around the big picture of technology transfer and where things are headed in Australia.  We...

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Commercialisation: There are no Rules!

30 September, 2014 The 2014 KCA Annual Conference, themed “Commercialisation: There are no Rules,” was held 18-19 September in Brisbane. Day one kicked off with a lively, theatre style comical...

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A pioneer. A visionary. A leader. A truly great man.

29 September, 2014 The technology transfer profession of Australia is in mourning after the passing of veteran Dr David Alexander Evans (b. 22/1/1941) on 19/9/2014. David made a largely unrecognised, but...

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Research commercialisation teams recognised at Inaugural KCA Research Commercialisation Awards

23 September, 2014 For the first time recognition has been given to research commercialisation teams via the inaugural Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) Research Commercialisation Awards, with...

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