Knowledge and Technology Transfer professionals make change happen.

Universities, hospitals, technology institutes and research laboratories conduct research leading to groundbreaking and disruptive inventions – knowledge and ideas that can save lives and improve the way we live, work, and play on a daily basis.

None of this would happen without technology and knowledge transfer professionals.

They are leaders in the complex process of productively working between the research base and business and community organizations. They drive the exchange of valuable discoveries, knowledge and ideas so that they can be developed and used in society.

‘What is Technology Transfer’ video

The world-recognized Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) designation recognizes the accomplishments, roles, skills, knowledge, and expertise of knowledge and technology transfer professionals.

RTTP is managed by the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals (ATTP) – a global network that sets quality standards for the profession and promotes a common core skillset  Together the Alliance represents more than 10,000 professionals.