Description: Innovation Teams of science, engineering and management students participate in a hands-on experience evaluating commercial feasibility of innovative research emerging out of grants to School of Engineering faculty from the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation. Projects cover critical aspects of commercialization such as developing an intellectual property strategy, performing competitive analysis, selecting the target application and market for the technology, identifying the appropriate business model for commercialization, designing a go-to-market-plan, and choosing the sales approach to garner initial customers. Lectures address key issues of technology transfer, new venture creation, and commercialization and develop strong skills in communication and working in teams. Resume and application including brief statement of objectives is required in advance of registration to enable best match of students with projects.
Course #: 15.371
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