Cultivating Innovation and Economic Development at Higher-Ed Institutions with Zach Miles from the Oklahoma State University Research Foundation

September 21, 2021
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This episode is fifth in a podcast series where we will visit with different leaders striving to grow economic development in their areas or regions of interest. We discuss new initiatives, new models, the interest and investment in Technology Parks, Incubators and Accelerators as well as other creative economic development platforms being implemented throughout the country within public and private initiatives.

Zach Miles, Senior Associate Vice President of Technology Economic Development and the Executive Director at Oklahoma State University Research Foundation, joins the show to discuss the role that OK State, and other universities, play in cultivating communities of innovation. The conversation touches on general trends, how certain universities might prefer a regional-focus on innovation, and the keys to success for an incubator accelerator.

Leading the conversation is Scott Marty, Ph.D., a partner in the firm’s Atlanta office. Scott is a registered patent attorney who counsels clients on technology commercialization including all aspects of biotechnology patent prosecution, diligence, patent litigation and licensing.

View the recording transcript here.

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