University of Minnesota
Office for Technology Commercialization

Office for Technology Commercialization homeOTC

About OTC

Becky Lowery, Contracts Manager

Phone: 612.624.6426


Becky comes to OTC from the University’s Sponsored Projects Administration, where she worked for eight years negotiating, drafting, and processing the University’s zero dollar agreements, including non-disclosure and material transfer agreements. In OTC, Becky is responsible for drafting and processing technology transfer agreements. Becky maintains and monitors all active agreements to confirm the compliance of reporting and commitment of terms.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Becky ventured to Kyoto, Japan, where she spent a year teaching English and traveling throughout Asia, including China and Malaysia. Returning to the U.S., Becky obtained a position with Ernst & Young, LLP where she worked as the Administrator of the Japan Business Group. Seeking new challenges, Becky obtained a law degree from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, where she worked on the DePaul Law Review, and earned a certificate in General Intellectual Property Law.

Becky Lowery