The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage technology for Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech, and Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.


Novel Drug Use to Treat and Prevent COVID-19

August 6, 2020

Invention Summary Novel drug use and drug screening system for SARS-CoV-2 therapies.   Technology Overview The outbreak of coronavirus disease COVID-19 caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus has wreaked havoc... Read More

Point-of-Care-Testing for COVID-19

August 6, 2020

Invention Summary Nucleic acid amplification techniques are commonly used to diagnose viral diseases and determine when those who are sick remain capable of shedding/transmitting the virus. However, currently available methods... Read More

COVID-19 Technology Access Framework

April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Technology Access Framework We strongly believe that while intellectual property rights can often serve to incentivize the creation of new products, such rights should not become a barrier to... Read More

COVID-19 and CTL Office Closure

March 17, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and with a strong interest to keep our staff and community safe, we have closed the CTL physical offices at this time.  All CTL... Read More

2020 Medical Device Innovation Challenge

January 31, 2020

CNY Biotech Accelerator , a division of the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, located in Syracuse, NY, is seeking medical device innovators for its 6-month grant-funded Medical... Read More