launched to steer a new era.
Steering tech transfer towards
a brighter future of better tech transfer management,
the Society of Technology Management (STEM) was
launched at the international workshop on `Intellectual
Property Rights, Technology Transfer, Licensing
and Commercialization’ convened by Cornell-in-India
and Sathguru Management Consultant on April 17th,
2005. The Society was conceptualized by a group
of visionary professionals to promote the best
practices among technology management professionals
in South Asia.
World bodies such as the International
Federation of Technology Transfer Organizations
(IFFTO), Southern African Research and Innovation
Management Association (SARIMA), Association of
Universities for Technology Management (AUTM),
Association of European Science and Technology
Transfer Professionals, have extended their wide
support to STEM.
forward to a long and very productive relationship
between AUTM and STEM,” remarked Kevin W
L Croft, Vice President for International Relations,
Association of University Technology Managers
(AUTM) on the occasion. “This is a timely
and much needed initiative,” expressed Dr.
O. Prem Das, Director, Office of Technology Licensing
Harvard Medical School.
us keep the STEM and Southern African Research
and Innovation Management (SARIMA) in touch,”
said Diana Coates, Executive Director, SARIMA
its first meeting, Governing Council was constituted
with Mr. K. Vijayaraghavan as the President, Dr.
R.K Gupta (Vice President) Dr. K. Satyanarayana
(Secretary), and Dr Kiran. K. Sharma (Treasurer).
Dr. K.V. Raman will be in-charge of International
Liaison. The members sketched the future agenda
of the STEM.