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UNeMed to host a research commercialization webinar course

UNeMed Corporation, the technology transfer leader for UNMC, will once again sponsor a free Webinar series for all researchers, post docs and graduate students.

The webinars will be shown in the Durham Research Center, Room 1005 on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4 p.m. from Sept. 19 through Nov. 14.

UNeMed first hosted the series, presented by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, in 2009 and certificates of completion were presented by UNeMed to 22 participants.

The eight-week course will help researchers better understand how research commercialization works.

Areas covered in the course include:

  • Intellectual property;
  • Patents;
  • Copyrights;
  • Trade secrets;
  • Trademarks;
  • Licensing agreements;
  • Employment agreements;
  • Consulting agreements;
  • Tech transfer;
  • Creating and funding companies; and
  • Federally funded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs.

Each lecture is a live 90-minute online class with Q&A and all sessions are from 2:30 to 4 p.m. See the full class schedule.

Participants are encouraged to email vgunders@unmc.edu by Sept. 14 to pre-register for the course. Snacks will be served to all registered participants. Upon completion of the course, UNeMed will award a Certificate of Completion for the course.

You may sign up at the Researcher Commercialization Course website to view sessions from any computer if you are unable to attend in person.

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