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Working Groups

What are the Working Groups (WGs)?

Established in August 2010, there are currently?medU-net Working Groups (WGs). The theme and scope of each WG's operations are described below.

Medical Intellectual Property Issues

WG ■ Medical Intellectual Property Issues (medical patent acquisition issues/overseas applications etc)
Outline The Working Group on Material Transfer Agreements (WG03/MTA-WG) aims to enhance Japan's medical MTA practices to facilitate material transfers. Specifically, it undertakes activities to share knowledge and resolve issues relating to medical MTAs.
Modes of Activity * Dialogue meeting with MTA practitioners
* Collection of information on MTAs & publication on medU-net website
* MTA-related surveys
* Overseas partnerships Dialogue with private sector
Website Japanese Association of Medical University Network for Technology Transfer (medU-net) MTA-WG Website(Japanese)