This year, The AUTM Foundation and LifeArc have designed a scholarship to provide promising Life Science postgraduates with the latest technology transfer training and support for a career as a technology transfer professional. Targeting candidates with little or no direct work experience in TTOs, the scholarships offer selected fellows prime academic resources, intellectual mentoring and practical experience to assist new blood to become technology transfer professionals of the future.
Successful applicants of the fellowships will be assigned an experienced technology transfer mentor and will be entitled to a one-year free membership of AUTM, granting you free access to the organisation’s Technology Transfer Practice Manual and over 90 webinars. On top of that, the comprehensive Training Program will take care of your career objectives; your curriculum vitae will be reviewed by senior members at the AUTM Annual Meeting 2019, followed by a potential four-week internship opportunity that gives you hands-on experience as a technology transfer officer at a TTO within the United States or Europe.
Expanding your business network is one of the keys to success for technology transfer officers. The scholarship will also cover the registration, hotels and airfare for your attendance at international technology transfer events, including AUTM’s 2018 TOOLS & Essentials Courses, AUTM’s 2018 Annual Meeting and PraxisAuril or ASTP-Proton Annual Conference 2019, where you can obtain the first-hand knowledge of the profession and possibly find your prospective employers or business opportunities.
Apply for the LifeArc-AUTM Technology Transfer Career Training Fellowships today! Let your journey to career success to depart from this Training Program. The deadline for applications is on 13th July, 2018. For any information regarding the application, please visit this link or email Kelly Markey at firstname.lastname@example.org or Anji Miller at Anji.Miller@lifearc.org.
The AUTM Foundation was founded by leaders of its parent organization, the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). The Foundation was charged with creating awareness, building relationships and securing financial support for initiatives and programs that benefit the Association and the profession.
Led by experts in science, technology, business and economic development, as well as intellectual property and licensing, the Foundation is a philanthropic agent and relationship builder. The Foundation’s focus is to continually assess global needs in technology transfer and identify the strengths and opportunities within the AUTM community to help impact the profession.
Its unique position facilitates an exchange of ideas between AUTM and public/private entities to identify and fund initiatives that benefit the technology transfer community, further economic development and enhance the human condition.
LifeArc is a medical research and technology transfer charity with 25 years of experience helping scientists translate their innovations into treatments and diagnostics for patients. LifeArc’s technology transfer team helps to drive the development of promising science, which includes protecting and managing intellectual property, evaluating the translational potential of research portfolios of our charity partners and advising on funding development paths and routes to market.