Surveying the Need for Technology Management for Global Health Training Programmes

Usha R. Balakrishnan, Lisa Troyer, Edwin Brands

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Technology licensing office managers often need to evaluate profitability and commercial potential in their decision making. However, increased consideration of important global public health goals requires forging new collaborative relationships, incorporating creative licensing practices and embracing global public good within the academic and research communities. The authors conducted a survey to identify and document opportunities and barriers in the management of discoveries and inventions arising from global health research outcomes at US and Canadian academic and research institutions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-286
Number of pages8
JournalIndustry and Higher Education
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (n=213) Medicines for Malaria Venture (n=210) Malaria Vaccine Initiative/PATH (n=213) Global Alliance for Tuberculosis Drug Development (n=213) Aeras Global Tuberculosis Vaccine Foundation (n=210) International Partnership for Microbicides (n=213) Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative (n=213) Foundations for Innovative New Diagnostics (n=213) Institute for One World Health (n=216) Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (n=213) Other (n=16)a

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© 2007, © 2007 SAGE Publications.


  • global health equity
  • global health research
  • innovation management
  • technology licensing
  • technology transfer


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