Agtech Innovation Trends and Examples from Seedsprint

Tags: emerging technology, agtech, agriculture

Among the many innovations in the agricultural sector, there are some especially fascinating case studies in biologicals, automation and drones. Read about some of the seedsprint technologies and startups that are defining the future of this vital industry.

Read More »

Open Innovation Tips from Accenture: The Future Is Digital

Accenture recently put together a small library of case studies from innovation leaders like Bosch, Huawei, and Ford. Accenture’s research confirms that open innovation best practices are still in flux.

Read More »

Introduction to Intellectual Property and Research Institutions

For a private citizen inventor, intellectual property management can be a challenge – and an expensive one.

Read More »

How to Ask for the Industry Partnerships You Want As a Startup

Tags: tech transfer, emerging technology, industry partnerships

"It’s a tedious process to get the licensing deals and get yourself up and running."

 Daniel Strohmayr, CEO of material startup Tacterion

As you begin to pursue industry partnerships you quickly learn that finding the right collaboration partner can be tedious.

Read More »

DNA Sequencing And A New Generation of Biotech and Genetics Startups

Tags: open innovation, biotech, genetics, research and development

Many emerging biotech and genetics startups are amking use of new DNA sequencing (also called Next Generation Sequencing) technologies. These much-hyped advances in sequencing make it cheaper than ever to understand human and animal genomes – opening up many new possibilities for entrepreneurship.

This week, we added startups from University of California-affiliated QB3 to Seedsprint that use this new technology. These startups draw on the vast research resources of the UC system to solve some of the thorniest problems in the life sciences – including cancer treament and personalized medicine.

Read More »

Tough Challenges and Real Solutions for Hardware Startups

Tags: hardware startups

Hardware startups grow differently than software-only startups. But when founders take advantage of new resources, we believe that hardware startups can claim their rightful place among the most successful tech companies in the world.

Read More »

Partnering with Large Enterprise? Strive for "Product/Partner Fit"

Tags: open innovation, technology transfer, deep technology startups, emerging technology, startup industry partnerships, industry partnerships

Communication is one of the biggest challenges for deep tech startups that want to work with large enterprise.

Read More »

For Startups: An Introduction to Industry Partnerships

Tags: industry, open innovation, technology transfer, startups

Interested in industry partnerships for science-based startups? Read on for tips about partnerships written for first-time startup founders.

Who manages industry partnerships?

Most often, startups work with technology scouts in order to forge a partnership.

Read More »

Licensing University Patents as a Startup

Tags: technology transfer, university patents, university technology transfer, ttos

For entrepreneurs that are interested in licensing university inventions, the process of licensing a patent might seem intimidating.

Read More »