University at Buffalo discoveries and innovations translate into useful products and services. Businesses can boost their bottom line when licensing these technologies. When products or services are successfully commercialized, UB continues the innovation cycle by reinvesting its share of royalty income in research and education.
Past inventions, many patented and commercialized, have improved our quality of life. UB faculty and students have found new ways to regenerate bones, heal wounds, save the lives of premature infants, increase the effectiveness of solar power and synthesize new chemical compounds. There are dozens of technologies available for your business success.
If you are interested in discussing licensing opportunities, contact the Associate Director, Intellectual Property, for additional non-confidential information and a confidentiality agreement.
Once you sign and return a confidentiality agreement, Technology Transfer can send confidential information, such as additional data sets and patent applications.
After you have received and evaluated the information, Technology Transfer can host conference calls or in-person meetings to talk more about your technology.
Technology Transfer structures licensing deals with existing companies or start-up ventures. The terms of an agreement would depend on various factors, including time to market, market and profit potential, and capital investment.