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News & Insights from the world of Technology Transfer, Innovation Leadership & Intellectual Property Licensing. The blog of Gardner Innovation Search Partners.

CHIPS and Science Act: Beefing Up Your Technology Transfer Office

Investing in people is your best bet when applying for funding from the new NSF directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships. It’s been four decades since the passage of the …

The “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of Your Professional Reference List

Congratulations – If you have had one or two very successful interviews for a new job, the employer is probably getting ready to call your references. Is everyone on your …

Glen Gardner Featured on Midwest Momentum Podcast

Gardner Innovation Search Partners President Glen Gardner shares his thoughts on all things tech transfer on Midwest Momentum, a podcast featuring stories of startups, CEOs, and founders in the Midwest. …

Secrets from a Technology Transfer Recruiter on Acing Your Virtual Interview

Virtual interviews are harder than most job candidates expect. In an in-person interview, it’s easy to build rapport. There’s an energy in the room. Body language, smiles—they all contribute to …

Why Recruiting a Diverse Workforce in Technology Transfer Is Critical to Success

At Gardner Innovation Search Partners, we are committed to being a part of the solution. We all thrive when there is a more diverse workforce in the industry, particularly in …

Talking Tech Transfer: the biggest change in tech transfer recruiting today

Recently, Glen Gardner and David Winwood of Gardner Innovation Search Partners (GISP) sat down with Thierry Heles in his Talking Tech Transfer podcast from Global University Venturing as guests where …

Great Resignation hits TTOs with staff shortages, changes to recruiting

Reprinted from Technology Transfer TacticsTM Like employers all over the country, tech transfer programs are struggling with staffing shortages caused by what some have called the Great Resignation, the recent …

Tips on standing out on LinkedIn

5 Reasons an Internship or Fellowship Needs To Be Part of Your Career Game Plan

For new professionals and college students, or for those new to the tech transfer and commercialization field, an internship can be the starting point to a fulfilling career. So if …

Technology Transfer deal sheets – the benefits

When we are placing technology transfer applicants with some of the top university and research institutions in the world, we require a deal sheet. Why? This simple, yet comprehensive, document …