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.

Build Great Relationships Through Cornell’s IGNITE Program

Making the right research connection on campus is not always straightforward. Cornell’s IGNITE program provides critical gap funding to explore, create and grow the relationships that will ultimately impact your bottom line.


CTL’s team works with our external partners to identify meaningful research themes that all Cornell faculty can respond to with proposals.


Providing you a front-row seat to the earliest of opportunities from our leading researchers.


Contact a member of CTL’s Innovation Partnerships team to learn more about how the IGNITE program can fit your goals:


Patrick Govang
Interim Director, Office of Corporate Engagement


Lynda Inséqué
Program Manager, Technology Initiatives & Outreach