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Definition of "technology transfer" []

  • The sharing of technological information through education and training. (noun)
  • The use of a concept or product from one technology to solve a problem in an unrelated one. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "technology transfer" in a sentence
  • "One of the most famous examples of the failure of technology transfer is the case of the personal computer, which was developed at Xerox PARC Palo Alto Research Center, located in a research park on the Stanford University campus."
  • "Link applied to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation WARF, the technology transfer office at the University of Wisconsin, for assistance in patenting coumarin as a rat killer."
  • "This viewpoint implies that technology transfer is a one-way process, usually from university-connected basic researchers to individuals in private companies who develop and commercialize a technological innovation."