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The Transfer Institute

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.

About us

Our vision

A society driven by technological innovation practitioners.

Our mission

Help individuals and organizations to learn and validate professional competencies, anywhere anytime.

Our company

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.

Our target

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.

Our services

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.).

Our customers

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.

Research laboratories

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.

Government entities

Corfo, Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Pando.

Companies and startups

Akapol, Onedose Pharma, Adif, Libelium, Ingeteam.

Our story

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.

Skills gap

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.
Personally, I'm so proud I attended this course and I have to thank you for this opportunity.
Customer from a Research Centre

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