We simplify technology transfer recruiting.

50+ years of combined Technology Transfer expertise.

Technology Transfer Experience

We are a Technology Transfer recruiter and we have decades of experience matching talented candidates with universities, institutions and corporations around the world.

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People First.

We’re passionate about helping our clients create an inclusive workplace that not only promotes, but truly values diversity.

Who We Are

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  • We have been placing transformative candidates in organizations worldwide for over two decades.
  • We specialize and have deep experience in technology transfer and commercialization.
  • Our technology transfer consulting expertise areas includes Benchmarking, Best Practices Review, Office Development, Marketing, Licensing Assistance, and Invention Disclosure Review.
  • We have filled positions in technology transfer, sponsored research, commercialization, and technology based economic development.

Areas of Expertise

Innovation Leadership

Intellectual Property Licensing

Technology Transfer


External Innovation Management

Economic Engagement

Industry Partnerships

Intellectual Asset Management

Sponsored Research Professionals

Extensive Network

Our Network includes:

Put our network of Technology Transfer professionals to work for your organization.

The Gardner Difference

Transformative Candidates

As a leading search firm in the space, we use our key proprietary search methods to find and keep the best candidates and help companies grow.

Vast Network

We have over a thousand expert technology transfer consultants assembled to assist your operation.

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Worldwide Experience

We work with companies big and small, foundations and global non-profit organizations, universities and research institutions around the world. How can we help you?

Hire Standards

We have have decades of experience in placing experienced individuals that can transform and elevate your organization.

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Our Affiliates

We are proud of our long affiliations & collaborations in advancing technology transfer and innovation.

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