Nature Biotechnology: Reinventing Tech Transfer

A change is under way at university tech transfer offices (TTOs) across the United States. Schools are expanding their TTO teams, shifting their business aims and changing their models. The focus is moving to startup companies and proactive outreach to the private sector.

What are the factors behind these changes, and how are academic institutions attempting to more effectively translate their research? Read the full feature at, which includes a profile of Wake Forest Innovations and the Innovation Quarter.