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A conversation on technology transfer

This Q&A about technology transfer is intended as a useful resource to the Nature Communications readership, particularly academic scientists working in the life and physical sciences who have an interest in commercializing their research. We spoke to Dr. Andrea Crottini, Head of the Technology Transfer Office at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, who provided insights into the possible avenues to pursue.

Credit: Dr. Andrea Crottini

Thank you so much for taking the time to talk with us and sharing your insights into technology transfer!


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A conversation on technology transfer. Nat Commun 13, 3265 (2022).

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