Technology Transfer refers to a process of converting scientific and technological advances into marketable goods or services. A Technology Transfer Agreement is the assignment of technological intellectual property, developed and generated in one place, to another through legal means such as technology licencing or franchising. Technology Transfer is also known as knowledge transfer or knowledge sharing. The process whereby an enterprise converts scientific findings from research laboratories and universities into products and services in the marketplace.
Technology Transfer is supported in Europe by the Enterprise Europe Network - EEN, see http://portal.enterprise-europe-network.ec.europa.eu/services/technology-transfer/.