Technology Transfer Office
Standing among the best.
Ohio University ranks first among Ohio institutions of higher education for cumulative research licensing revenue, with faculty inventions generating more than $100 million during the last ten years. The university also ranks 13th in the nation for return on research investment for fiscal year 2018*.
The Technology Transfer Office connects researchers with industry to bring inventions to the marketplace. Our staff is skilled at identifying the market potential for faculty inventions, pursuing U.S. and international patent protection, securing industry partners that can commercialize university innovations, and providing business assistance for early-stage faculty startup companies.
*per the 2018 AUTM Licensing Activity Survey
OHIO IP Promise
The Ohio IP Promise has unified Ohio’s public universities to provide a clear path for faculty and entrepreneurs interested in pursuing entrepreneurial and commercial ventures.