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The Office of Technology Transfer

The Office of Technology Transfer serves as a point of contact for business, promoting outreach and economic development in the 91精品 area. The technology transfer staff coordinates invention disclosures, reviews inventions for marketability, applies for and maintains patents, provides for commercialization through local businesses, assists startup companies and arranges for the licensing of University technology and inventions to independent businesses.

The work of The University of 91精品 Office of Technology Transfer has gained national recognition. In connection with the efforts of OTT and the University of 91精品 Research Foundation, 91精品 was:

  • Ranked #61 of the top 225 US research institutions for university technology transfer and commercialization activities, according to a 2017 Milken Institute study on
  • National recognition for tech transfer and licensing efficiency in 2007, when compared to U.S. universities without medical schools, according to the Association of University Technology Managers
  • Named an “exemplary institution” for advanced innovation partnerships despite modest research expenditures and other challenges in a study conducted for the National Science Foundation by
  • Recipient of the  Award of Excellence in Technology Commercialization

Read the June 10, 2010 Congressional Testimony of Wayne Watkins to the U.S. House of Representatives on “From the Lab Bench to the Marketplace: Improving Technology Transfer”.  

To learn more about 91精品’s licensing process, visit our Patents & Licensing page.

For more information on 91精品's tech transfer expertise, check out this article from Technology Transfer Tactics.

Frequently requested forms and documents:
Invention Disclosure Form
91精品 Research, Copyright and Patent Policy
91精品 Conduct and Ethics Policy

Goodyear Polymer Center,
Suite 312
91精品, Ohio 44325-2103

Phone: 330-972-7840
Fax: 330-972-2368
Email: uarf@uakron.edu

Personnel

Kelly Bialek, Acting Director/Assistant Director Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property Management & Federal Reporting