Bring Cornell’s Innovation to the Market.


More than 230 startup companies based on Cornell technologies have been created, raised over $3.2 B in funding cumulatively, and launched many products into the market.


Ignite Innovation Acceleration, a program of the Ignite gap funding series, has opened applications for the 2022 Fall cycle.


Van Vliet named vice president for research and innovation.

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The inventor portal allows Cornell innovators to view their disclosures, patent filing history and status, and IP-related agreements. A Cornell Net-ID is required.

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Whether you are a company looking to license a technology or an entrepreneur interested in building a new venture, CTL manages a broad array of breakthrough technologies that may fit your technological aspirations.

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Plant Varieties

Cornell breeders work closely with growers and farmers across the country to develop novel varieties that respond to consumer needs while offering agronomic benefits.

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CTL has helped spin out over 230+ technology startups based on Cornell university research from different disciplines.

Technology Innovation Metrics Over the Past 5 Years




Funding raised by startups


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Chain Reaction Innovations’ (CRI) cohort 7

Apply to join Chain Reaction Innovations' (CRI) cohort 7! The two-year fellowship program at Argonne National Laboratory will begin accepting applications on October 15th for innovators who would like to bring their early-stage tech to market.

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