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OTC Past Events

Past Events

  • June 12-14, 2017 - 6th Annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Higher Education. National speakers and esteemed colleagues share best practices and emerging opportunities. UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center.
  • July 20, 2016; Noon - 1:30 p.m.: "Patents - Just the Basics" - Fish & Richardson Seminar Series, One Marina Park Drive, Boston, Mass.
    Curious about patents, or know someone who is? Here's an opportunity to learn the basics of patent prosecution and get answers to all of your burning questions about patent law. On July 20, 2016, presented by attorney Ian Lodovice, Fish hosted a Boston Seminar Series luncheon on the basics of patent prosecution and provided answers to burning questions about patent law.
  • May 26, 2016; "Academia-Biopharma Alliances: Successes and Challenges" - Rekha Paleyanda, Director of The Office Technology Commercialization at the University of Massachusetts served as a Panelist for The Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals Netcast Webinar Series.
  • Feb. 14, 2016; "7 - 5 p.m.;  "AUTM Technology Valuation Course" - Rekha Paleyanda, Director of the Office of Technology Commercialization took part as one the the instructors for The AUTM Technology Valuation CourseSM addressing the process and methodology of technology valuation as specifically applied to academic patent licensing. 

Past Announcements

  • Submit your Nomination for the 2017 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine. Nominations for this Prize award were due on August 29, 2016.
  • "World Without Disease QuickFire Challenge"; Submit a non-confidential idea to J&J that addresses a critical health need for the world's population, from researchers working in the following sectors (i) therapeutics, (ii) medical devices Y diagnostics, (iii) health technologies and/or (iii) consumer healthcare. Deadline for submissions was August 31, 2016.