Commercialization Training

The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center offers  professional enrichment programs in “Technology Commercialization and Start-up Formation.”

Traning_pic_1_smallMTTC’s customized training for groups from 4 to 20 people can be for a few days up to 2 weeks. MTTC’s services include planning and coordinating the program’s content; providing rooms for instruction and meetings; and taking participants on day trips to additional Massachusetts business areas.


Traning_pic_3_smallCourse participants reside in the vibrant Cambridge area with easy access to MIT and Harvard University.
Participants gain knowledge of the development of efficient innovative University commercialization infrastructure and US intellectual property management; learn about business models of start-up companies including development of marketing strategy and obtaining investment.

Traning_pic_14_smallThe course includes:

  • seminars about Technology Transfer Basics,
  • visits to Tech Transfer offices of several universities,
  • visits to Incubators and Proof of Concept Centers, and
  • various networking events.


Traning_pic_18_smallWorkshops are used to train participants on

  • Negotiations,
  • pitch presenting, and
  • on-line resources.

Participants implement the new skills in a group and individual assignments consisting of reports and presentations.

Traning_pic_12_smallParticipants meet with professionals from research institutions, start-ups, big companies, market analysis companies, entrepreneurs; investors, and non-profit organizations, which accelerate technology commercialization in MA.
Upon successful completion of the Training Program, participants are provided a certificate of participation.

Traning_pic_8_smallWe are an experienced team which has worked with many regions of the world - we look forward to hosting your group!

Abi Barrow and Julia Goldberg, MTTC

* MTTC staff member can provide interpreting from and to Russian and Hebrew during training sessions as necessary. For additional language requirements interpreters can be secured in the Boston area.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Should Attend?

This program will benefit entrepreneurs, university administration and faculty, business development professionals, company executives, and regional policy makers - anyone involved in developing an innovation ecosphere in their home region.

Why Attend?

See how the unique ecosystem of Boston’s non-profits, supporting organizations, and investor community facilitates commercialization of technologies from leading Massachusetts research institutions and spurs the creation of new companies.

How to schedule the training?

We will be glad to customize the program’s content and length for you, find convenient dates, and help with accommodation. Please contact Julia Goldberg, Programs Manager at [email protected]