We have deep understanding of science and technology

 

Our background helps us communicate effectively with researchers and quickly assess the value of the novel and innovative technologies we work with.

We maximize the impact of your intellectual property

 

Whether it is patents, copyrights, or trade-secrets, we can help you optimize, value, and license your intellectual property.

Innovative solutions to help you reach your goals

 

We bring best practices from our work with the world’s leading institutions which we then tailor to your local ecosystem based on our experience with clients across clients.

World networks

 

We have a strong network across the US, Europe, and Latin America that helps us find the right partners for our clients.

Based in Raleigh, NC

 

Raleigh is part of the research triangle, an important innovation hub in the US. It is packed with world-class universities, innovative start-ups, and large corporations who are revolutionizing their fields.

McKee Innovation provides training and services in technology transfer and entrepreneurship to institutions and individuals. We specialize in commercializing early-stage science and technology inventions.

Our work with clients combines the use of analytics and business acumen to evaluate commercial opportunities for new technologies, commercialization strategies, strategic partnerships, and the negotiation of agreements with partners worldwide. We mentor innovators and technology transfer managers, licensing their technologies and help build successful spinoff and start-up companies.

We also offer support in the design, strategy and implementation of seed fund programs and high-tech incubators, as well as assistance to governments in designing new innovation policies. Our experience allows us to develop practical training courses that reflect real challenges faced by clients, whether they be governments, institutions or practitioners.

Testimonials

Mireya has been an important member of our team in Oxentia. She has excelled in technology transfer as a Consultant and Territory Manager, including but not limited to insightful analysis of clients’ IP portfolios, negotiation of technology licenses, and innovation management and TT training. She has an advanced and deep understanding of international innovation business strategy. Although she has particular expertise in Latin America, she has led projects in many countries across the globe and has always delivered for the client in each environment. Her positive and professional attitude and commitment has helped to secure her a global network of TT clients and experts. Her contributions have been important to our company and have helped strengthen our position within the market as Oxford’s leading global innovation management consultancy.

Dr Tim Hart

Development Director, Oxentia Ltd.

I had the pleasure to meet Dr McKee during the Leaders in Innovation Fellowship Programme at the Royal Academy of Engineering in the United Kingdom. She provided invaluable mentorship and facilitated access to a rich network of decision makers to pitch our MedTech start-up. Her support was paramount to obtain a fantastic grant that is now helping us to develop our product to the point of clinical validation. I offer without reservation my recommendation of Dr McKee to any tech company or to any professional looking for counseling in technology business development.

Ruben Gaitan Ortiz

Chief Technology Officer, Critical Perfusion, Inc/Alandra Medical SAPI

I had the opportunity to work with Dr Mireya McKee during 2016. In particular she helped us as a consultant for our strategic national project of developing Innovation inside the Technical colleges. I would say that she was a key factor in questioning our basic hypothesis and developing a more structured plan of implementation. Her background, particularly on development of Innovation, was a strong support in the success of our project. Tadashi Takaoka

Head of Entrepreneurship, Chilean Production Development Corporation (CORFO)

Mireya is exceptional, she can teach the skills and experiences of technology transfer and innovation in a simple, fast and pleasant way.

Dr Luis Felipe Beltrán Morales

Development Director, Mexican TTO Network (Red OTT)

I have worked with Mireya for a year as consultants for the British Council delivering a project to improve science, technology and innovation in Colombia. During that time, I was impressed with her dedication, professionalism and expertise. She is also a great team player and excellent person to work with. I highly recommend her!

Dr Claudia Murray

Research Fellow, University of Reading, Henley Business School

Mireya is a very hard working professional with great experience of the many aspects and complexities of university technology transfer. We worked together in Oxford for many years and Mireya always provided excellent contributions on a range of projects with clients around the world. Her scientific background and practical experience means she delivers what clients want.

Tom Hockaday

CEO, Technology Transfer Innovation Ltd. Former CEO, Oxford University's Technology Transfer Office

I had the opportunity of working with Mireya McKee during the project on improving the technology transfer capabilities of the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia, where I used to work as Director of Knowledge Transfer. Her cooperation, advice and continuous support were fundamental in achieving successful results and acquiring the tools and capabilities necessary to improve the operation of the knowledge transfer office. Dr Astrid Jaime

Associate Professor, El Bosque University

I had the pleasure to meet Mireya at the UK’s 2015 Leaders in Innovation Fellowship.  As a research center, we are always interested in the development, patenting and licensing of our technologies. Mireya gave us support and helped us during a complete year in this process. Mireya is a great mentor with a lot of experience in biotechnology and tech transfer. I completely recommend Dr Mireya McKee if you are looking for counseling.

MSc Abigail Moreno Pedraza

Researcher, CINVESTAV Irapuato Research Center