Akron General Technology Transfer, Commercialization and Innovation Office: Contact Information
What makes the Akron General Office of Technology Transfer, Commercialization and Innovation different is its size and ability to act in a nimble fashion. This is a crucial factor in developing a team to develop new products and bring innovation to the marketplace.
Paul Lecat, MD Dr. Paul Lecat is a board certified Internist and Pediatrician and serves as the current chair of Graduate Medical Education and Research. He is the inventor of the Ventriloscope, a medical simulation device used at over 100 schools in the US and six other countries. He holds 10 patents and has experience with IP protection issues. Dr. Lecat also serves as Professor of Internal Medicine and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at NEOMED.
Robert E. Anthony Robert Anthony is the Manager of the Akron General Office of Technology Transfer, Commercialization and Innovation, and is Founder and President of REA Inc. which creates value and reduces risk by providing contracted commercialization, business development and strategic planning services to entrepreneurs and smal to medium-sized healthcare companies with innovative, emerging medical devices, products and services domestically and overseas. The company typically focuses on the acute care segment but also has experience in the long-term and the homecare markets.
Companies seeking medical expertise and guidance with their ideas, projects or products are encouraged to contact Robert E. Anthony, Technology Transfer, Commercialization and Innovation Office at Akron General, at 330-344-6830. You may also contact him at 330-571-0574 (cell), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Mission is to facilitate collaborative change and commercial biomedical activity with all sectors to create value for our stake holders and to benefit the public good.