Bridging the gap between intellectual properties and their successful commercialization worldwide!

We are entrepreneurial business development professionals with a passion for catalyzing the successful technology transfer prospects of all universities regardless of their size, rankings or resources to achieve their commercialization goals.

University-Industry (U&I) Partnerships Magazine

About Us.

We actively promote the intellectual assets from our partnering universities to our industry partners around the globe. Our proprietary assessment process and industry agnostic focus lets us creatively surface many new business opportunities, and alternative market verticals beyond what anyone else could have imagined initially. This effective services platform can enable even the smallest patent portfolios pursue the technology transfer opportunities more efficiently by achieving the economies of scale.

Nebi Cem Erdogan

Nebi-Cem-Erdogan Multinational, multicultural, strategic business development leader with entrepreneurial travels to 28 countries across 5 continents. Mr. Erdogan completed his executive education in strategy and innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In the span of his more than two decades long career, he has built over two dozens of innovative companies as an entrepreneur and/or investor. Mr. Erdogan received honors from the 9th Republic President of Turkey, and he collected many other distinguished awards from over a dozen innovation competitions worldwide. You can learn more and connect with him via Linkedin.

Melis Ozturk

melis-ozturk Currently completing her second graduate degree to earn an MS in technology commercialization from the University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Ozturk earned her first master's degree in economics as a Fulbright scholar with a full tuition waiver from New York University (NYU). She also holds one bachelor's degree in economics, and another one in business administration, both of which she studied with full tuition waivers from Koc University. Ms. Ozturk worked for many years as an international investment banker in various business units from macro research to investor relations at firms like Citibank, IFC, BBVA and Garanti Bank. You can learn more and connect with her via Linkedin.

U&I Partnerships Magazine

partnerships-magazine-logo University-industry partnership news and in depth analysis of market dynamics for commercialization professionals worldwide. Veteran executives from academia and business world shares their perspectives on policy issues and highly inspiring experiences with an audience of 3,000+ highly focused readers. It is digitally delivered in a quarterly basis and you can now subscribe for FREE.

U&I Partnerships Conference

University-industry partnerships will grow stronger than ever thanks to this one of a kind annual event. Come and network with other field professionals, exchange ideas with pioneer business leaders and learn about the latest inventions directly from their inventors all across the world. (For 2019 sponsorship inquiries, please email us before July 2018)

We are hiring! If you are a highly motivated entrepreneurial student who would like to help us with the conference organization while gaining exposure into this amazing ecosystem of top international technology transfer and commercialization players, we would like you to get in touch with us via Linkedin.


Nebi has a deep understanding of the task at hand. His recommendations and results are top-notch. There is no project out there that Nebi could not figure out how to solve. His analytic ability and follow through are superior. He is the exception.

Robert Manse

Cem has a natural talent for analyzing social interactions. He never needs clear instructions to clarify the business problem at hand. He would understand your problem before you can articulate it and start thinking about possible solutions before you finish. He is an excellent consultant. I highly recommend him.

Tansel Kaya

Nebi is a trusted colleague who can be counted upon to deliver a valuable product to his clients. His insight and analysis brings profitablity.

Rafe Lopez

He is a hard worker who will always find a way to solve any problem that presents itself. He has the entrepreneurial spirit with the intellect to back it up.

Todd Somsel


Contact Us.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to connecting with you. Please let us know how we may help you to achieve your commercialization goals...


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