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Fall 2009 - Enterprise of Technology: Lab to Market

Nichols, Steven P

Course ID: 350C  Unique # 28625  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Tuesday 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm ETC 2.140
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This course is restricted to upper division students only.
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

The course will focus on the activities involved in commercializing a technology from conception to profitable enterprise.  The lectures will be organized around the technology commercialization process.  It will make substantial use of outside speakers who will be directed to speak on specific topics related to the course objectives.

This three-hour graduate course is cross-listed in Engineering, Natural Sciences, Business, and Law.

Course Objectives: 
  • Develop a process framework for commercialization of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace within the UT context.
  • Develop an understanding of how to assess technologies for their commercialization potential.
  • Develop an understanding of how to create a venture based on technology.
  • Develop an understanding of the role of intellectual property and licensing.

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