We are a technological innovation academy that works to bridge the professional skills-gap
We help you learn and validate skills to manage technological innovation.
Through the internet, at your own pace.
According to the World Economic Forum, the global economy will be $16 trillion bigger by 2030 thanks to artificial intelligence, the landmark of the various disruptive technologies that will transform our lives as individuals, enterprises, and society.
Therefore, competences, skillsets, insights, training and certification to successfully manage the technological innovation’s components such as R&D, intellectual property, technology transfer, strategic innovation, and new product development, are crucial for today’s science & technology-based organizations.
A society driven by technological innovation practitioners.
Help individuals and organizations to learn and validate professional competencies, anywhere anytime.
The Transfer Institute is an Ireland-based startup focused on professional development to manage any aspect of technological innovation in scienctific research and technology development-driven organizations.
Professionals, executives and practitioners from worldwide universities, research centers and laboratories, research hospitals, consultancy firms, start-ups, companies, government agencies, business incubators, science parks, etc.
Online training programs
Our short online courses help professionals who want to plan and execute technology innovation-based operations by learning with flexible pacing through the internet a curated set of skills and tools to know the “what” and “how”, unlike traditional, long, generic, academic-style training programs.
Online certification programs
Our online exam-based certifications help professionals who want to validate their knowledge and experience in technology innovation-based operations by instantly issuing the certification credential, unlike traditional, classroom, long-style professional certifications.
Free analytical tools
Free to download, exclusive, canvas-styled, analytical tools for strategic planning developed by The Transfer Institute on two big areas of the science & technology-driven innovation value chain: path from lab to market (intellectual property, technology transfer, spin-outs / startups, etc.), and
management of technological innovation (research and development (R&D), technology forecasting, strategic innovation, new product development, etc.).
More than 200 professionals
Since its inception in 2009, The Transfer Institute has trained and certified more than 200 professionals in Latinamerica (México, Ecuador, Chile, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Uruguay), Europe (Spain, UK, Germany, Belgium), and Asia (Pakistan, Mongolia). Additionally, thousands of practitioners have benefited from our free tools and professional society. Some of organizations we have worked with are as follows.
University of Manchester, Imperial College London, National University of Medical Sciences Pakistan, Mongolian University of Science and Technology, 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 País Vasco, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Universidad Pablo de Olavide.
Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán, Centro de Investigación de Polímeros Avanzados, Comimsa, Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, IIIA-CSIC, Centro Tecnológico de Automoción De Galicia.
Fundación Cientifica de la aecc, Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Investigación Biosanitaria de Andalucía Oriental-Alejandro Otero.
Corfo, Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Pando.
Companies and startups
Akapol, Onedose Pharma, Adif, Libelium, Ingeteam.
Founded in 2009
The Transfer Institute was founded in 2009 as a stand-alone 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, in line with the global need of bridging the specialized skills gap, The Transfer Institute shifted its strategic direction to become an online technological innovation academy, which is focused on helping professionals and organization on competencies demanded by a science & technology-driven society.
Join the free-membership professional society that we empower from The Transfer Institute