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.


Partner with Cornell to access cutting-edge research innovations addressing global challenges.

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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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CTL in Action

CTL Life Sciences July Office Hours With Sarah Ward

Center for Life Science Ventures 237 Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY, United States

Every month, CTL Business Development and Licensing Associates will be available to meet in person during office hours open to all who wish to get an answer to their intellectual property questions, gain more information about the advancement of their IP filings, or learn about technology venture creation with a one-on-one meeting.

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