Licensing LS Technology from Boston-area Universities

Boston Talks: Quick Tips on Starting, Funding and Scaling your Life Sciences Startup



Hear a tech transfer officer of a prominent Boston-area university discuss the ins and outs of licensing university technology and exploiting it.

How much of a role should the investor (usually a university post-doc or professor) have in the enterprise?

What role does the university expect on an ongoing basis?

What support should the startup expect, and how does that change over time?

What problems typically crop up, that could be avoided with prudent planning?

GUEST: Lesley Millar-Nicholson
Lesley Millar-Nicholson has been the Director of MIT’s Technology Licensing Office (TLO) since July 2016, and from September 2019 she also assumed responsibility as Director of Catalysts in the newly formed MIT Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT). As TLO Director, she leads a team managing MIT’s intellectual assets and technology transfer process. 

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Oct 27 2021


10:00 am - 10:30 am

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