Innovation and Commercialization

The Office of Innovation and Commercialization coordinates and delivers our Innovation Shore services and programs which connect a vast array of expertise, services, and initiatives in basic and applied research, training and education, technology commercialization, intellectual property licensing, and start-up business development. We support leading-edge researchers, educators, inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs via a robust network of on-campus industry-relations professionals and affiliated region partners and service providers.

Corporate Relations


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Engage Students

Recruit interns, co-ops, and full-time employees. Participate in student projects. Fund scholarships. Assist in K-12 outreach.

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Sponsor Research

Help develop the next generation of innovative technology.

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Commercialize Technology

Develop licensing strategies with new technology.

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Campus Resources

Find help with inventions, trademarks, and sponsored research.



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