Month: May 2016

TechConnect 2016 Panel

By: Norton Kaplan, President I was invited to be a panel member of “Taking Environmental Technologies to Market: SBIR EPA and People, Prosperity & the Planet (P3) Special Session” at TechConnect 2016, Washington, DC. EPA’s P3 Program is a unique college competition for designing solutions for a sustainable future. The panel included the P3 Program Read More …

Protecting Assets which are Not Property

By: Phyllis Speser, CEO The SARIMA (South African Research & Innovation Management Association) meeting began today in Durban South Africa with a fascinating session on Traditional Knowledge Systems (TKS) and biodiversity and the protection of native African knowledge, plant, and animal resources. A key challenge for protection is how to wrap communal resources into Western-inspired Read More …

Pitching to Industry: Fast Track to Market Competition – May 10, 2016

By: Dan Satinsky, VP of Business Development NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) is pushing technology commercialization in new, creative ways through its first-ever “Fast Track to Market Competition.” Conceived by Foresight Science & Technology, LaRC’s technology commercialization support contractor, the Office of Innovation at the Office of Strategic Analysis, Communications and Business Development (OSACB) solicited technologies Read More …