This workshop will provide participants with a working knowledge, tools and techniques for valuing technology. Frameworks and tools will be introduced to provide a roadmap for each participant to triage their technology portfolio and rank and rate their assets. Participants will also explore techniques to fine tune their commercialization activities to meet their specific commercialization goals. Checklists, templates and tools will be provided to participants, so they are equipped to apply the principles and techniques when they return to their offices.
Topics addressed during this workshop will include:
Getting started – The Art and Science of Technology valuation
Three Methods of Valuation: Income, Cost and Market
Pros and cons of each
Establishing Your Valuation Criteria
Valuation Tools and Techniques
Ranking, Rating and Prioritizing Your Current IP Assets
How to do this when you have limited resources
Triaging Your Portfolio – which ones are ready now? Not Yet? Or Never?
Developing a Risk Profile for Your IP Assets
Developing a Valuation Scorecard
Fine Tuning Your Commercialization Activities:
Acknowledging the Different Value Points for Your IP
Commercial, Academic, Social, etc.
Assessing Commercial Readiness – quickly evaluating the commercial potential of new ideas and technologies
Commercialization Tools for the TTO
Commercialization Readiness Checklist
Building consistency and transparency into your assessment process.
Techniques to Engage lab scientists, engineers and others in commercialization
Developing a sustainable commercialization scouting program
Roundtable – commercialization techniques and tips used by participants