Tech Transfer And The Social Sciences

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When you think about tech transfer, what comes to mind? Probably things like startups, innovations, spinouts, entrepreneurship, IP, science and technology, right?

What about social sciences (SS)? If you work with partners in Europe or Central America, tech transfer and SS probably isn't a new concept. But if you’re in the U.S. or other parts of the world, SS is an often-overlooked area.

We interviewed tech transfer and SS experts to find out why much of the world focuses on innovations in the technical sciences over those in SS; how to attract social scientists to tech transfer; and examples of SS startups that are gaining momentum.

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