Fuentek, LLC Technology Transfer Webinars Now Available on Video with Live Q&A

Webinars Discuss Using Social Media to Market Licensing Opportunities and Screening Technologies for Commercial Potential

Apex, NC, July 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Laura A. Schoppe, President of Fuentek, LLC (http://www.fuentek.com), a local technology consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology transfer services, has announced that the company’s educational webinars titled, How I Rode the Social Media Wave: Lessons Learned from a Technology Marketing Effort and A Step-by-Step Process for Technology Screenings: Technology Triage for TTO Professionals and Interns can be purchased as video copies. The purchase price includes a live 30-minute Q&A session with the trainers as well as an accompanying white paper.

Originally developed to allow tech transfer professionals to receive high-quality training without incurring travel expenses, Fuentek’s webinars provide the tools needed to accelerate proactive, efficient, and effective technology transfer and ways to enhance the tech transfer office’s business strategy. The company will continue to offer real-time webinars through its website, http://www.fuentek.com, to provide cutting-edge technology transfer training to businesses, universities, and government labs.

“The video copies of these webinars in combination with the live Q&A are a great way for people who missed the original version to still take advantage of the information presented,” said Schoppe. “It is important for those in the technology transfer industry to stay current, so to better assist our clients in marketing their technologies and getting deals, we will continue to offer webinars.”

- Webinar videos can be purchased on the Fuentek, LLC website, http://fuentek.com/webinars.php

- The live 30-minute Q&A session for the How I Rode the Social Media Wave webinar will be held Wednesday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

- The live 30-minute Q&A session for the A Step-by-Step Process for Technology Screenings webinar will be held Thursday, Oct. 13 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

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About Fuentek, LLC:
Fuentek, LLC is a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology transfer services. With a specialization in technology commercialization and the Symbiotic Innovation approach to open innovation, Fuentek works with a wide variety of clients to identify promising technologies and assist them in converting their ideas and inventions into marketable products. Drawing upon its unique combination of technical, business and commercialization expertise, the firm is one of the largest NASA contractors in North Carolina and has helped organizations around the world find the technology they need through licensing as well as collaborative research and development (R&D) partnerships. Led by President Laura A. Schoppe, a 2008 recipient of the prestigious Triangle Business Journal Women In Business award, Fuentek also offers training workshops and webinars, guidebooks, white papers, and websites to help clients and other tech transfer professionals improve effectiveness in managing their intellectual property. Recognized as a top women- and minority-owned small business in North Carolina for the past six consecutive years, Fuentek has been featured on National Public Radio and in the book The New Small: How a New Breed of Small Businesses is Harnessing the Power of Emerging Technologies. The firm has received numerous awards for its work, including an entrepreneurial Pinnacle Business Award from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Schoppe serves on the Association of University Technology Managers® (AUTM) board of directors as vice president of strategic alliances. For more information, please call (919) 249-0327 or visit Fuentek’s website at http://www.fuentek.com.

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