Technology Management and Commercializationn within the Office of Research and Economic Development is primarily responsible for the evaluation and management of inventions, invention disclosures and the overall patenting process for FIU innovations. The unit manages the evaluation of disclosed technology through assessment of patentability, economic value, and other factors that could affect its commercialization. The unit also handles the negotiations and licensing of FIU innovations. Additionally, the Office works with the University community to foster collaboration with industry with particular focus on promoting research, student research opportunities, and economic development.
Technology Management and Commercialization is responsible for:
Below is a listing of contacts within Technology Management and Commercialization.
|Pedro "Peter" Hernandez||Director, Technology Management and Commercialization||(305) 348-3051|
|Elizabeth Garami||Licensing Manager||(305) 348-2638|
|Shantanu Balkundi||Licensing Associate||(305) 348-8061|
|Nathalie Theodore||Office Coordinator||(305) 348-2917|