But do universities really have different missions and what is meant by impact on society?. Alumni often have strong ties to their alma mater. This .. Read more expertise makes alumni an interesting resource for knowledge transfer offices. This session will introduce two examples of successful alumni engagement. Research institutions’ policies on IP, knowledge and technology transfer are generally similar to the frameworks within which we carry out our activities. When we dig into specific policies and look at them in more detail, we often discover subtle and not so subtle differences. In this session, we shall discuss two different models of benefit-sharing with inventors when KTOs have commercialised inventions, as well as two different approaches in the cases where the KTOs have decided to hand back the rights and/or the commercialisation activities to the inventor.
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