Strategic Alliances Resources Network, or StarNet LLC, is a management services firm which for over 20 years has helped leaders assess, design and manage R&D partnerships, consortia and other innovation alliances to meet specific innovation needs.  Organized as a network of experts and partners, StarNet LLC operates under the orchestration of Managing Director Paul Masson.  Paul has 30 years experience in financial syndications, start-up companies, technology partnerships, and multi-party innovation alliances. 

The Need 

Our clients are managers within innovation networks who step up to collectively drive innovation and technology commercialization.  We help them to evolve technologies, systems and industries forward. 

The Solution

Collaboration is challenging yet powerful. Through decades of working with lab directors, CEOs, and government leaders, we have developed unmatched expertise in Innovation Alliance management. 

The Results

From initial conception and assessment, to business planning, alliance design and member recruitment, and onward to launch, execution and ultimate success -- we are there for you. 

External collaborations continue to be an area of increased emphasis… participation in alliances and joint R&D ventures consistently tops the list of tools for external collaboration, as the venue for the most investment.
— Industrial Research Institute R&D Trends