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 work to create successful transitions from innovation to new enterprise.

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 ventures, making the licensing process more transparent, and to link potential entrepreneurs to startup resources within the ecosystem at Cornell and beyond.


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Entrepreneur Resources & Information

A list of organizations, programs, funding sources, and startup resources for entrepreneurs.


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Cornell Startups


Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc., is developing Single Molecule Real Time (SMRT™), a technology platform to detect biological events at single molecule resolution. Its first commercial application will be fast, low-cost DNA sequencing; future planned applications for the SMRT™ platform include RNA sequencing and analysis of protein synthesis.


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