Collective IP Unveils World’s Most Comprehensive Search Engine for Technology Transfer at 2013 BIO International Convention

Millions of Technologies and Inventors from Hundreds of Universities and Research Institutes Now Accessible in a Single Search

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Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 22, 2013

Boulder, CO April 22, 2013 – Collective IP, Inc., the global leader in innovation intelligence, announced today the launch of CollectiveIP.com, a new approach to search for technology transfer asset identification. The Collective IP search engine gives business development professionals access to millions of technologies and inventors from all around the world, comprising technology listings from over 1,000 sources of innovation – including universities, research institutes, hospitals, government labs, foundations, associations, agencies and patent offices.

Given the time decay of patent-based assets, industry perpetually searches for novel technology licensing and acquisition opportunities. Technology transfer organizations primarily feature their available opportunities to the world through individually developed websites, making the process of asset identification time consuming, inefficient and expensive for both technology transfer offices and those searching for innovation. Collective IP addresses these challenges by automating the aggregation of the world’s licensable technologies and featuring them all in one place.

In contrast to other technology aggregation sources that display a partial set of available assets, Collective IP delivers a complete view of global licensing and commercialization opportunities through a highly intuitive, web-based platform.

“We’ve found Collective IP to be a truly comprehensive search engine for technology transfer,” said Lindsay Lennox, Director of Marketing and Communications for Technology Transfer at the University of Colorado, a premier research institution with four campuses and over $815 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2011-12. “Because of its unique data engine, Collective IP provides tremendous opportunities for asset identification with a minimum cost and labor burden to tech transfer offices. We would recommend Collective IP to both tech transfer colleagues and industry partners.”

Any technology transfer office may claim their free institution profile at CollectiveIP.com. The institution profile provides a multitude of advantages including:

  •     State-of-the art search
  •     Curated technology transfer content
  •     Analytics & editing
  •     Featured content
  •     Reporting & notifications
  •     TTO and inventor contact information
  •     Search engine optimized

“We are excited to launch the Collective IP platform at the 2013 BIO International Convention and to immediately begin solving material marketing challenges faced by technology transfer
offices; our technology sector-based beta customers have already indicated significant time gains in asset identification,” said Adam Rubenstein, President and CEO of Collective IP. “With time decaying assets such as granted patents, it is critical to gain immediate access to a comprehensive and accurate database for opportunity identification, due diligence, competitive intelligence and intellectual property strategy needs; the Collective IP platform maximizes value for all parties participating in the discovery to commercialization process.”

Designed with business development professionals in mind, it has never been easier to quickly and comprehensively access technology transfer information. Collective IP allows rapid identification of relevant results by geography, asset type, organization and inventor; providing users with an unparalleled view of global licensing opportunities.

About the BIO International Convention

The BIO International Convention will highlight the latest trends and the newest opportunities for executives, investors, scientists, policy leaders, and media from around the world. Speakers at the sessions will share breakthroughs in medicine, diagnostics, the environment, energy production, business operations, financing, partnerships, policy issues and food and agriculture. The Convention also features the BIO Business Forum, a unique platform for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, academic research institutions, and investors from around the world to gather and discuss strategic opportunities. For registration, conference agenda and exhibitor information, visit Convention.BIO.org

About Collective IP

Collective IP, the global leader in innovation intelligence, has launched http://www.collectiveip.com, a search engine for business development professionals focused on identifying assets within technology transfer organizations. The Collective IP platform provides unrivaled access to licensing and acquisition opportunities around the globe; saving time and money for those engaged in opportunity identification of time decaying assets, due diligence, competitive intelligence and intellectual property strategy. For more information visit CollectiveIP.com.


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