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.


Van Vliet named vice president for research and innovation.


Ignite Innovation Acceleration will open applications for the 2023 Spring cycle on March 20.

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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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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.

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CTL in Action

The Inventor’s Patent Academy

Patents protect inventions so that inventors can focus on their work and be compensated for it. But many people don’t know how to navigate the patenting process, or even where...

BioEntrepreneurship Initiative

Interested in the cross-section of entrepreneurship, biotechnology, and healthcare? Want to explore starting a company around your research but looking for a program and team to help you along the way?  

Ignite Innovation Acceleration Info Session #2

Ignite Innovation Acceleration is one of the four signature programs of Ignite: Cornell Research Lab to Market gap funding series. Join the information session to learn more about the program series and the application process.

2023 CCMR Facilities 101 Workshop

Biotechnology Building G10 215 Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY

During the day-long workshop, attendees will receive an overview of programs by staff, receive facility tours, and participate in live demonstrations.

Branding for Startups

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works just announced a new in person event. Get tickets here.    

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