The U.S.-based Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) has awarded its 2014 Canada Award to Joe Irvine, who is Director, Technology Transfer and Business Enterprise (TTBE) at the University of Ottawa, in recognition of his outstanding service to the technology transfer community. He travelled to San Francisco, California to receive the award. Joe Irvine has worked tirelessly to strengthen ties between the University’s researchers and the community at large.