Press Release

UNM TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION LUNCH AND SEMINAR WITH DR. DAN ALLEN

October 3, 2011

Dan Allen
(Albuquerque, NM) Dr. Dan Allen, IP Manager and Licensing Executive with Sandia National Labs, will discuss Sandia National Laboratories Technology Transfer on Friday, October 7 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Anderson School of Management, room 1065, on the UNM Campus. There is no cost for students to attend.

Dr. Allen oversees several hundred patents in optics, microelectronics, and nanoscience at the labs. The Lunch & Seminar is part of the UNM Technology Business Plan Competition seminar series; however, all students are welcome to attend whether or not they are competing. There is still plenty of time to enter the competition. For more information on either the Technology Business Plan Competition or the Entrepreneurial Challenge, visit .

The Technology Transfer Office at Sandia National Labs performs tens of millions of dollars in commercially-funded research and development (R&D) every year, in addition to nearly two billion dollars in federal R&D and mission-related work. Sandia's technology transfer effort enhances US competitiveness through collaborative R&D and licensing of cutting-edge innovations to small and large companies.
The Lunch & Seminar is sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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