TRC Organizes Three-day Workshop on Technology Management, Innovation Protection and Commercialization
The Research Council (TRC), in collaboration with ESCWA Technology Centre, is organizing a three-day workshop on Technology Management, Innovation Protection & Commercialization Program Training Modules at Radison Blu Hotel in Al-Khuwair.
The first day of the workshop focused on Oman National Technology Transfer Network, while the second day will focus on Technology Transfer Office (TTO) Operations – Tools and Procedures for TTO Management. The third day will cover Business Strategy and Planning with Intellectual Property (IP).
Delivering the opening remarks of the workshop, Dr. Ali Al Shidhani, Director of Research Centers at TRC, said, “In Oman, we did the necessary customization, and we conducted two independent studies that lead up to the establishment of the National Technology Transfer System.”
The workshop introduced the workshop’s participants of the two studies; ‘Guideline on Establishing A Technology Transfer Office at Universities and Colleges’, while the second one was on ‘The Establishment of Technology Transfer Network’.
“The ultimate goal is that universities establish a technology transfer office, so that the research conducted at universities will be translated to marketable products,” Dr. Ali added.