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Institutes of BBSRC: Technology transfer review

August 2009

BBSRC Institutes: report on technology transfer policy (PDF 423KB)

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Response to the report (PDF 38KB)

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In May 2009 a review was undertaken of technology transfer policy and operations within the institutes of BBSRC.

The objectives of the review were to:

  • Review and assess the current status of technology transfer operations in institutes of BBSRC
  • Review and assess the 3 technology transfer organisations used by institutes of BBSRC
  • Compare current practice in institutes of BBSRC against ‘best in class’ technology transfer operations elsewhere
  • Present and evaluate options for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of technology transfer operations in institutes of BBSRC
  • Provide suggestions on how BBSRC should evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of technology transfer operations including a review of current metrics