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.

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Innovation Fellowship


The Innovation Fellows program offers prospective candidates the opportunity to work full-time for up to three years in technology licensing, startups, business development, and IP protection.   The fellows will... Read More

Homepage – Products


Cornell Products The following are products that are currently on the market based on licensed Cornell technology.

Cornell Startups – intro text


Cornell Startups The businesses listed below were founded on licensed Cornell technologies to help create jobs and economic vitality in New York State and beyond. View a list of Cornell... Read More

Entrepreneurs – The Startup Guide


The Startup Guide As a resource for Cornell faculty, research staff, graduate and postdoctoral fellow entrepreneurs, The Startup Guide has been written to help clarify the roadmap for launching new... Read More

Entrepreneurs – top intro


One of the main objectives of the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is to foster the growth of new businesses based on Cornell Technology to promote regional economic development. We... Read More

Industry – Licensing


Licensing CTL is industry’s link to Cornell’s broad range of innovative research that is available for licensing. Over the years, Cornell technologies have been licensed to industry partners all over... Read More

Industry – Top Intro


The Center for Technology Licensing’s (CTL) mission is to bring the University’s scientific discoveries, technological innovations, and medical advances to the marketplace for societal benefit and to foster economic development... Read More

Inventors – Disclosure forms


Disclosure Forms To ensure maximum protection rights for your invention, it is important to file an invention disclosure form before any public disclosure such as a public presentation. The invention... Read More

Inventors – Material Transfers


Material Transfers Tangible research materials are tangible items produced during the course of academic activities and includes, among other things, biological materials such as clones, plasmids, gene fragments, DNA probes,... Read More

Inventors – Disclosing Inventions


Disclosing Inventions Invention is the first formal step in the commercialization process. All inventions made by faculty, staff, and students must be disclosed to the Center for Technology Licensing at... Read More