Success Depends Upon Choosing Technology That Brings Value
The strength of the intellectual property forms the foundation of every Academic Technology Ventures business success. So it uses a very scientific approach to uncover the most disruptive technologies among the tens of thousands generated by universities and labs every year.
- Academic Tech uses a funnel approach to find break-through technologies. We start with broad-brush questions:
- Will this technology benefit people or society? Is it socially responsible?
- Is this technology innovative and disruptive? Is it a game changer?
- Will this technology bring long term success and profit to the university or lab, the researchers and the investors?
Find Specific Strengths with a Detailed 18 Criteria List
Disruptive technologies offer significant value to the marketplace. The following checklist is used to measure value potential.
Intellectual Property Position
Degree of novelty
Quantification of improvement
Timeline for development
Stage of technology research/production
Engaged Team of Inventors
Sales and distribution channels
Size of the Marketplace
Ease of /barriers to market entry
Compatibility with Existing Technology
Key Criteria for Top Tech Selection
Our risk analysis & assessment team thoroughly examines the technology through conference calls, publications, videos, power points, and patents.
When a technology is licensed, we structure the company, call on investors, fund needed research and prepare the market to receive the new product.
Strong IP positions
Low barrier of market entry
Strong potential margins
Minimal regulatory challenges
Technologies are scalable and often apply to several large markets
Positioned within trends
Proven concepts with low technical risk
—Often fully prototyped for proof of concept