890. Fundamentals of Innovation I (3 hours, first year fall semester TI:GER class, by permission only)
The primary focus is on the acquisition of a set of tools that are critical for capturing value from new technology, be it in a university setting or a large or small company. These tools can provide a framework for the types of problems that will be addressed in your TI:GERŪ teams. In the fall semester, Fundamentals of Innovation I will focus on:
- Identifying and evaluating business opportunities for technological innovation;
- Learning forms of intellectual property protection and writing patent claims;
- Identifying the capabilities and resources necessary to succeed in a particular industry; and
- Learning to work in a multidisciplinary team.
891. Fundamentals of Innovation II (3 hours, first year spring semester TI:GER class, by permission only)
In the spring semester, Fundamentals of Innovation II will focus on identifying the value proposition of a potential product based on the technology, identifying potential markets, valuing the technology at various stages of research, evaluating legal structures for feasible business opportunities, understanding the business impact of legal decisions and developing a commercialization plan.
892. Special Topics in Technology Commercialization (3 hours, second year TI:GER class, by permission only)