The technology / knowledge transfer process
Decisive moments in a research and knowledge/technology transfer process intertwine and should therefore be considered simultaneously, rather than separately.
The following timeline depicts a ‘typical’ research/technology transfer project. The upper part shows the various research milestones, while the lower part shows some common issues/pitfalls with regard to technology transfer. Respecting the right chronology is of utmost importance. For example, sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) prior to any disclosure and not the other way around!
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