|Title||Sogang University consortium received support of 850 million won by launching university TMC system|
Sogang University consortium received support of 850 million won
by launching university TMC system
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning selected supporting target for ‘2016 university TLO and university technology holding company supporting project’ and launched university TMC(Technology Management Center) system that can totally resolve the university technology industrialization. Also finalized the details on government contribution fee and Sogang University consortium will receive 850 million won, which is the largest amount of support within union TMC. The amount of fund is given out as the differentiated support in the order according to the points.
University TMC is divided into ‘Individual TMC’ which constructs university technology management leading model and ‘Union TMC’ which induces cooperation between the universities, Sogang University fall under ‘Union TMC’. In order to strengthen topology of TMC organization, Sogang University consortium newly created technology management strategy committee, propelled joint investment and joint establishment of subsidiary between the universities and will be operating technology package commercialization program between the universities.
By making a stepping stone to launch university TMC, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning announced that the ‘university can voluntarily develop technology commercialization operation system and expects for TMC to grow into user centered diminishing corporation type of service organization,’ and added, ‘through continuous support regarding university technology commercialization in the future, induce accompanied growth between the corporation and university, and will actively lead for university holding technology to be created as new industry and new service”.
On the other hand, along with finalizing the amount of government contribution fee, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning will select 4 additional consortium and from the 3rd final round of TLO and university technology holding company supporting project, finalized 8 individual TMC universities and 11 union TMC consortiums.
* University TMC(Technology Management Center) : Integrated virtual organization that connected and combined TLO within universities and companies, according to the established university technology management plan, inclusively carry out ① Intellectual property propulsion and management, ② Technology transfer start-up ③ Future support and etc.
* Meanwhile the universities separated technology commercialization function into TLO and technology holding company and developed into university TMC system, which strengthened in connection and corporation activity within university technology commercialization organizations.