Innovation and Tech Transfer

Let the Office of Corporate Relations assist in taking the innovative technologies developed at Illinois and transferring them into the marketplace. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has always been at the leading edge of science and technology and has a rich history of working with industry to make the newest advancements commercially viable. These important collaborations make it possible for farmers to protect their soybean crops, web developers to make their sites more accessible, or physicians to aggressively fight cancer. The OCR brings leaders in business and academia together and will remain a resource for you through the process of crafting mutually beneficial licensing agreements. In FY2015, 192 patents were filed and 76 U.S. patents were issued.

Looking for the latest cutting edge innovations that might benefit your company? Share the Vision Technology & Start-Up Showcase is your opportunity to hear from leading faculty innovators and entrepreneurs at the University of Illinois. Contact the Office of Corporate Relations for more information!

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