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Title: Technology Transfer Do's & Don'ts
Author: James A Leahy
Published: 2005
Publication: Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), January 2005

This presentation will discuss the terminology, methods and paths to market the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology Transfer (T2RERC) utilizes to successfully commercialize devices in both the areas of Assistive Technology and mainstream consumer products.  Topic areas will include: writing a concise, focused, technology commercialization package; the time and place for participatory development (Consumer Engineering); appropriate use of terminology (Universal versus Transgenerational Design); use of specific terms to pique corporate interest and how to get your product into the marketplace.

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