Focus on Technology Transfer

May 6, 2003 | Contact Author | By: Larry Plonsker, Chemical Network Associates
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Abstract: The technology transfer process is more than just finding and acquiring a desired technology. It also involves the developmetn of that technology to a commercial product or process.

The Stage/Gate Process
Invention is the solution to a problem. Innovation is the process of taking the invention, or any idea, to a commercially sucessful conclusion. Technology transfer is the bridge between invention and innovation. Therefore, the technology transfer process is more than just finding and acquiring a desired technology. It also involves the developmetn of that technology to a commercial product or process.