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Guidebooks and Other Resources
A Guide for Successful Institutional-Industrial Collaborations: Researcher Guidebook
Developed by the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP)—a U.S. National Academy of Sciences affiliate—this guidebook serves as a strategic tool to promote greater understanding of the collaborative engagement process and relationship building with institutional researchers. It is designed to help both parties effectively interact for mutual benefit.
PDF - 5.7 MB
An Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer at Qatar Foundation
This guidebook outlines the essential elements of technology transfer at QF and provides a broad overview of the process and services available for QF researchers and employees.
PDF - 6.3 MB
This roadmap for the startup journey explains the key parameters and success factors for safeguarding IP rights, commercializing IP, and business planning as well as securing funding and investments.
PDF - 3.2 MB
Al Khabeer Program Brochure
This referral-based consultancy service is designed to help cultivate an innovation culture within Qatar. The program provides IP expertise and technical assistance services to local entrepreneurs and inventors not covered under QF’s IP Policy.
PDF - 94.3 kB
Road to Technology Transfer
To help all participants understand the basics of technology transfer, this infographic illustrates the long and winding path from the discovery of a new invention in a research lab to product launch by a commercial company.
Pitching for Innovators: Communicate at the Right Level for Any Audience
This 45-minute webinar provides practical advice that will help innovators learn how to talk with potential licensees, partners, and investors about their technologies.
Technology Readiness Level
This 2-minute video explains the nine levels of technology maturity—from the observation of basic principles to full commercial application.
CTSI Intellectual Property & Commercialization Training Modules
Developed by the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin in the United States, this series of videos introduces researchers to the technology transfer process.
This company’s immersive 2D to 3D photo and video conversion tool was based on technology developed at QF. The software achieves fully automated and highly accurate 2D-to-3D conversion at less than five percent the cost of alternatives. It converts live action photo and video from any source and can be utilized in real time to support live broadcast.
VoraInsight Persona Analytics
This startup launched a QF-originated product line of artificial intelligence-driven segmentation and real-time customer data analysis to visualize and understand audience personas and consumer preferences and behavior.
QCRI’s Advanced Transcription System (QATS) automatically converts speech to text using state-of-art speech-recognition techniques. QATS provides the ability to transcribe Arabic and translate into English, and vice versa. The speech transcription has been used by Aljazeera.net for automatic generation of subtitles in video segments, and discussions are underway with other potential users. QATS speech recognition system has achieved
an accuracy rate of 93 percent for broadcast news reports and more than 70 percent for broadcast conversations.
This enterprise data unification startup company uses artificial intelligence to speed up data analytics workflows. The product line is cost-effective, scalable, and accessible to any enterprise.
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John McEntire, Director of Industry Development and Knowledge Transfer, QF RDI
Abeer Al-Hammadi, Director of Innovation and Economic Development, QF RDI
Dr. Richard O’Kennedy, Vice President of Research, Development and Innovation, QF
(left to right) Abeer Al-Hammadi, Director of Innovation and Economic Development, QF RDI; John McEntire, Director of Industry Development and Knowledge Transfer, QF RDI; Matthew Dicke, Partner and IP Practice Lead, K&L Gates, U.S.; and Dr Richard O’Kennedy, Vice President of Research, Development and Innovation, QF.
John McEntire, Director of Industry Development and Knowledge Transfer, QF RDI, during the workshop