ET Cube International is an organization which provides consultancy and customized training services with strong focus on IP Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.
We are devoted to professional training designed for scientists and engineers who wish to commercialize their innovative technologies through technology transfer to industry or through creating a start-up or a spin-off.
ET Cube International provides customized training in innovation, entrepreneurship, technology transfer, IP management and commercialization of research results.
We provide consultancy services to Universities , Research Institutions and Governments on development of IP/technology transfer policies and IP commercialization strategies.
Dr. Surya Raghu is a scientist, inventor and entrepreneur. He has over 20 inventions, 14 issued US/international patents and more than 65 technical publications. He has commercialized his inventions in collaboration with industries, universities and government laboratories in the U.S.A. While he continues to conduct research, he has also organized, directed and given lectures in workshops on entrepreneurship for scientists and engineers worldwide.
Dr. Dipali Bhatt-Chauhan works in the area of International development and Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship (STE) capacity building in developing countries. She was previously at the Institute of Physics (UK) as the International Relations Manager where she led several programs on capacity building in developing countries. She works to foster partnerships with various professional organizations, NGOs, government agencies, private sectors, ministries, and social sector internationally.
Mr. Henry Tatang Tachi is currently Chairman of the Research center for Innovation-Supported Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (RISE) and accredited permanent observer of meetings of the Assemblies of 193 member states of WIPO. He has broad range of experience in both the renewable energy and extractive energy industries. He specializes in intellectual property (IP) management, and technology transfer issues in energy, environmental regulation and compliance. He focuses on transactional aspects; negotiating and drafting complex agreements, marketing, business development and counsels on corporate formation, and on how companies can efficiently and effectively launch new products, commercialize, grow and maintain businesses by leveraging their IP. Mr. Tatang worked as an IP portfolio manager at law firm in Cameroon where he handled examination of patent and trademark applications and filing in 17countries in francophone Africa. He has worked in-house in an ophthalmic optics company in the U.S.A. assisting patent counsels. He worked in the IP and Tech law clinics of various universities in U.S.A. including University of New Hampshire School of Law, and University of Houston Law Center where he obtained his Master of Laws respectively in Intellectual Property, Environment, Energy and Natural Resources. He obtained his Bachelors of Laws and a Master degree in Business law from University of Yaoundé in Cameroon. He is currently a PhD researcher and Tech-law policy clinician at the University of Washington School of Law. He has been dedicated to advancing policy, advocacy and capacity building in Africa: developing the human capital and supporting institutional infrastructure that will drive sustainable knowledge-based, innovation-driven economic development, and natural resource governance for Africa to realize the benefits of its endowments of oil, gas and minerals. He is fluent in written and spoken English and French and has excellent command of other local languages.
Professor Fouad Mrad, Senior Fellow Expert in Science, Technology and Innovation Prof. Mrad is a passionate science communicator and mentor for youth innovation in the regional scientific TV competition for project prototyping and innovation by Qatar Foundation “Stars of Science.” The 14 years legacy program has been aiming at cultural motivation of youth and positive empowerment since 2009. Professor Mrad was a senior program manager with the Technology for Development Division at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) in Beirut between Dec 2009 and June 2023. He was the founding Executive Director of ESCWA regional Technology Centre in Jordan between 2011 through 2017. Between 2018 and 2023, he was leading team efforts with national partners in Lebanon and Jordan to pilot AI and Big Data projects and related policies. He is an expert in STI promotion, policy and metrics in MENA countries. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in the USA in 1990, worked at IBM, USA during 1991-1993. Later, he was a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the American University of Beirut (1993-2009).