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.


The Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell University is proud to offer the following programs and opportunities to the Cornell students.

CTL Practicum

The CTL Practicum is a paid program open to STEM and MBA graduate students (all campuses), and postdoctoral researchers (WCM). We are seeking candidates who are available to work with us for at least 1 year, at a minimum of 10 hours per week. The practicants will be paid at an hourly rate. Learn more

Pitch for the People Competition

“Pitch for the People” allows students from a variety of Cornell’s disciplines to present and evidence an idea that is poised to solve a social problem for combined funding of $4,500. Specifically, the competition attracts teams of 1-5 individuals from the Cornell Community (students, staff, and faculty) who are in need of funding to leverage a project to better humanity or investigate an interesting research question. Learn more