About OTC

What We Do

The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) is responsible for the efficient transfer of university discoveries to the marketplace for the benefit of society. To learn about the 8 steps of technology commercialization, click here.

To support the university’s research mission, OTC:

  • Evaluates, protects, markets, and licenses the university’s inventions and software,
  • Assists in the formation of startups,
  • Provides outreach and informative forums to the university’s faculty on the commercialization processes,
  • Promotes collaboration with industry, investors, and others within the technology commercialization ecosystem.

OTC reports to the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Learn about the 8 steps of technology commercialization.

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