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Hyderabad to Host 7th STEM Annual Summit for Technology Management Professionals

August 13, 2014 - Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Building on the success of past programs, the 7th Society for Technology Management (STEM) Annual Summit will be held on 19-20 August in Hyderabad. The two day long summit will witness active participation of technology managers across areas of life science, engineering, material sciences to exchange best practices in the area of technology management. A host of policy planners, academicians, technology transfer and intellectual property professionals from India and abroad will be part of this convergence.

The chief guest of the summit is Jane Muir, President, Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). She will be delivering a key note address on Technology Commercialization beyond Silicon Valley on 19 August, 2014. The event will witness convergence of professionals from both public and private sectors such as Reliance Industries, NAARM, ICAR, Bioseed, PVPFRA, Pfizer and BioProperty Strategy Inc among others.   

Through interactive discussions, eminent international faculty, globally experienced senior technology transfer practitioners and decision-makers from prominent public research institutions, regulatory authorities and international bodies involved in intellectual property management will share their insights and experience on how IP can be leveraged to ensure enhanced and enduring competitive advantages. The event will see these experts share their insights on new developments in IP tech transfer with an eclectic group of participants from both public and private sectors. A series of presentations and panel discussions by speakers on various aspects of Technology Management will be part of the two day long program. The forum is an excellent platform for members to converge, share ideas, brainstorm, and gain from best practices in technology management. “Being associated with STEM since its conception and having been promoting best practices in technology management, I have seen the field evolve in India and STEM has been instrumental in raising India on the global platform. STEM recognizes veterans in Technology Management by including them in the league of STEM Fellows who have actively sculpted the technology management scenario in the country. STEM also encourages IP and tech transfer professionals join this coveted league and take tech management higher in the global arena”, says Akshat Meddaker, STEM Fellow.

Another feature of the summit will be the Technology Showcasing event. This platform will provide innovators an opportunity to display and demonstrate pioneering technologies developed by institutes and organizations to create successful technology linkage opportunities that will enhance technology access and its commercial potential.

About Society for Technology Management

Society for Technology Management (STEM) is a not-for-profit organization, which provides a facilitative environment for successful technology transfer processes and promotes best practices in technology management. It is a leading association of technology transfer professionals in India formed on the lines of international technology associations such as the AUTM, ASTP and others. STEM contributes in the development of technology management professionals. Since its genesis in 2005, STEM has dedicated itself to fostering technology management capacity and adoption of best practices. STEM provides a platform for technology management professionals to participate and gain from technology transfers across the globe. For more details on the summit, log on to

Source: Business Wire India


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