About us

The Transfer Institute | Technology Management Academy
Get competent. Anywhere. Anytime.

The Transfer Institute provides industry-focused, brief, accessible, and affordable technology management training and certification programs with flexible pacing through the internet.


We help leaders and professionals master and validate technology management competencies to unleash the power of emerging technologies.

According to the World Economic Forum, the global economy will be $16 trillion bigger by 2030 thanks to artificial intelligence, one of the various disruptive technologies that will transform our lives as individuals, enterprises, and as a society.

Competences and skillsets to effectively manage technology, R&D and innovation will be crucial in organizations to develop, utilize and capitalize on future technologies-based good and services.

Our vision

A technology-driven society without skills gap.

Our mission

Help leaders and professionals master and validate technology management competencies, anywhere anytime.

Our services

Online training and certification programs in technology management-related competencies such us technology strategy, technology forecasting, technology transfer, technology entrepreneurship, research and development (R&D) strategy, intellectual property, innovation strategy, and product development.

Our customers

Worldwide leaders and professionals from companies, startups, universities, research centers and laboratories, research hospitals, consultancy firms, government agencies, business incubators, science parks, etc.

Our story

The Transfer Institute was founded in 2009 as a website to provide online training in technology transfer and innovation management. In 2013, a new strategic direction was initiated to become an online school for R&D, technology and innovation management. In 2016, the Transfer Institute focused on helping professionals to advance their careers in science, technology and innovation-driven organizations.

Since its inception, the Transfer Institute has provided both online and classroom-based training for almost 200 professionals from Spain, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Germany. Some of the organizations which we worked with are:

  • Universities: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad de Málaga, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Universidad de Concepción, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Universidad Pablo de Olavide.
  • Research laboratories: Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, Centro de Investigación de Polímeros Avanzados, Comimsa, Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, IIIA-CSIC, Centro Tecnologico de Automocion De Galicia
  • Foundations: Fundación Cientifica de la aecc, Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Investigación Biosanitaria de Andalucía Oriental-Alejandro Otero
  • Government: Corfo
  • Companies and startups: Akapol, Onedose Pharma, Adif, Libelium, Ingeteam