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Registered Technology Transfer Professionals (RTTP)
RTTP is a professional credential for Technology Transfer or Knowledge Exchange professionals with advanced knowledge and experience. Those with RTTP certification have demonstrated the core competencies necessary to work effectively in the field of technology transfer or knowledge exchange to advance innovative ideas and have sufficient experience to add significant value based on a peer reviewed track record.
Historically, the acronym RTTP has stood for Registered Technology Transfer Professional. Technology transfer is one of the more common phrases used to describe the work of liaisons in scientific and academic business development, patent protection specialists, licensing associates, start-up service specialists and a host of varied functions aimed at advancing innovative technologies for social benefit. Having the RTTP designation helps build trust and confidence amongst stakeholders and signals that you are an experienced professional with a proven track-record. Those with the RTTP credential are employed most commonly in academic institutions, technology-based companies, economic development offices, and governments. (click photo to enlarge)
How AUTM Can Help
To enable knowledge and technology transfer professionals of all levels of experience to work towards RTTP, a new designation was created — Candidate RTTP. This designation enables those new to the profession signal that they are committed to a pathway of training and development and are working towards earning RTTP.
How AUTM Can Help
Earning either credential showcases your enhanced qualifications, experience and commitment to professional growth, and positions you as a leader among colleagues and employers.