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Inventions & Commercialization

Driving a Culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Rutgers through technology transfer.

From Ideas to Impact

Tech Transfer's purpose is to partner with the Rutgers community to encourage deliberate innovation, protect and leverage Rutgers intellectual property, foster collaboration with industry, and enable entrepreneurship.

Global Patents Issued

Fiscal Year 2023

Active Startups

Fiscal Year 2023

$12.7 Million
in Licensing Revenue

Fiscal Year 2023

Invention Disclosures

Fiscal Year 2023

In Case You Missed It...

Technology Transfer Road to Commercialization Symposium Series: How to Accelerate Your Commercialization Success with Non-Dilutive Funding

This webinar explores non-dilutive funding, a financing option that allows innovators to maximize their equity or ownership, as well as the resources Innovation Ventures provides, from founders and researchers who have launched startups and successfully secured non-dilutive funding.

Technology Transfer Road to Commercialization Symposium Series: License to an Existing Company or Launch a Startup

This webinar highlights how our team works with innovators to decide between launching a startup and licensing to an existing company, why a startup may be the right choice, what does it mean to be a founder of a startup and the available resources at Innovation Ventures to help along the way (NetID required to view video).

Technology Transfer Road to Commercialization Symposium: Effective Partnerships with Industry

This webinar focuses on how industry partners evaluate research collaborations and technology licensing opportunities: the type of data they look for, how to speak their language and what questions to expect.

Technology Transfer Road to Commercialization Symposium Series: R U Protecting Your Innovative Idea

In this webinar, hear from prolific faculty researchers about how they developed their technologies, engaged with Innovation Ventures, secured commercialization focused funding, and attracted industry interest to advance the commercialization of their innovative ideas.

Research and Innovation News

Women's History Month card. Flat vector illustration.

The Office for Research celebrates Women’s History Month by highlighting researchers and research leaders from both Rutgers chancellor-led units across Rutgers and the OfR itself. These women set the standard for Rutgers excellence, and they share with us their career paths, inspirations and motivations, and hopes for the future.

Office for Research celebrates Black History Month graphic

As part of our celebration of Black History Month and commitment to our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Office for Research is highlighting three members of its incredible team who represent key areas of the services we offer to our community of researchers as part of our mission to support the research, scholarship, and creative endeavors of ALL Rutgers faculty. Malica Dock, Tunisia Lipford, and Vivian Thomas-McClain tell the story of their professional journeys, including their experiences, achievements, mentors, and what inspires them.