Events

CRADA Workshop

WHEN
April 26 / 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
04/26/16 8:30 AM 04/26/16 5:00 PM America/New_York CRADA Workshop This course explores one of technology transfer’s most common and important mechanisms, the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA). Instructors will present a comprehensive overview of CRADAs and how they work at federal laboratories. The course will include a series of case studies of successful CRADA projects. United States
Prerequisite
• Attendees should have completed a recent ~1@BODYLINK[id=1512gpcurl118]@ or ~1@BODYLINK[id=1512gpcurl119]@ course or have a basic foundation in the background, concepts, and processes of federal technology transfer. A working understanding of intellectual property is highly recommended.

• It is strongly encouraged, but not required, that you view the FLC’s e-learning courses on CRADAs before attending. The courses can be found in the ~1@BODYLINK[id=1512gpcurl120]@


Course Description
This course explores one of technology transfer’s most common and important mechanisms, the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA). Instructors will present a comprehensive overview of CRADAs and how they work at federal laboratories. The course will include a series of case studies of successful CRADA projects.

Topics
• Background
• What Is a CRADA?
• CRADA Authority and Intellectual Property
• CRADA Responsibilities
• Miscellaneous Issues

Course Materials
Attendees may pick up course materials onsite before the course begins, including a course book that includes instructor presentations and handouts such as case studies and policy guidance documents, and ~1@BODYLINK[id=1512gpcurl121]@ Many of the course materials will also be available in a downloadable app for the meeting, and instructor presentations will also be made available online as part of the meeting proceedings.

Recommended Reading
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Additional Course Information
A continuing education credit valued at 0.8 continuing education units (CEUs) is available through Montana State University. Students wishing to receive CEUs must register with Montana State University at ~1@BODYURL[id=1512gpcurl123]@ and pay a $25.00 application fee.

While this course is not designed for attorneys, continuing legal education (CLE) credit may be available at the discretion of your state bar. Attendees are responsible for coordinating their own applications for CLE credit. The FLC will provide documentation to support your application for credit upon request.