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THE MISSION of U-M Tech Transfer is to generate benefits for the University, our community, and society through the transfer of University innovations.

About U-M Tech Transfer

The U-M Tech Transfer team consists of professionals in technology assessment, protection, marketing, and licensing, who work closely with U-M researchers to license technologies to commercial partners. Our team also includes the staff of our Venture Center: business formation professionals who can accelerate promising start-up venture ideas and connect these opportunities with entrepreneurs and the venture community. We also have world-class legal advisers, marketing professionals, and administrative resources to enhance our capabilities in creating opportunity and engagement with our business and venture partners.

Components of the Tech Transfer Process

Research
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Pre-Disclosure
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Invention Report
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Assessment
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Protection
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Marketing to Find or Form a Licensee
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License to Existing Business {Or} Assist Formation of a Start-Up Business
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Licensing
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Commercialization
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Revenue
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Reinvest in Research + Education