Commercializing Research

Researchers often discover new products, tools and technologies. Understanding the process of commercializing research is essential to disseminating these discoveries. These online modules provide learners with the know-how to successfully navigate through the commercialization process.

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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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"Overview of the Intellectual Property Process by Mayo Clinic Ventures"

This module reviews the steps to disclose, protect and share intellectual property at Mayo Clinic. Ownership of intellectual property developed at Mayo is discussed. The value of patent protection is considered, including its relevance to commercialization of technology. No CME credit is available.

"Mayo Clinic Ventures Employee Entrepreneurship Program"

Mayo Clinic has implemented a program that provides Mayo inventors and employees with the opportunity to become entrepreneurs through commercialization of Mayo Clinic intellectual property. This module defines the program and discusses the process. No CME credit is available.

"Invention Development Programs and Resources"

Mayo Clinic has a long and rich history of inventions that improve the delivery of medicine. Each new technology, drug, health care model or procedure is unique. This module provides an overview of the Mayo Clinic Ventures programs and resources available to help you move your idea forward. No CME credit is available.