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

Entrepreneur Resource Center

The following list includes links to organizations, programs, and resources for entrepreneurs.




  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
    SBIR is a highly competitive program that encourages small businesses to engage in Federal R&D that potential for commercialization.
    Through an awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit
    from its commercialization.

  • Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)
    STTR aims to bridge the gap between performance of basic science and commercialization of resulting innovations by requiring small businesses
    to formally collaborate with research institutions in a phased program.

  • ELab NYC
    Through a competitive program ELabNYC teaches business skills and networks participants to start up resources. In teaching, program participants
    are prepared for the startup world to confidently persevere through the on-going challenges they will face.

  • New York City Economic Development Corporation
    From providing affordable workspaces to enabling international companies to move to the city’s shores, NYCEDC works hard to give entrepreneurs
    and businesses the support that they need in order to flourish in New York City.

  • NY Academy of Sciences
    The NY Academy of Sciences sponsors a number of events and educational series focused on startups.

  • NYC Bio Meetup
    Sponsored by NYC Bio, their goal is to build a NYC biotech cluster.

  • Rural Business Investment Program (RBIP)
    The Rural Business Investment Program (RBIP) promotes economic development and job creation among individuals and enterprises located in rural areas.

  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    The Entrepreneurs College seminar series helps entrepreneurs focus their ideas and business strategies, build relationships, and access capital.

  • Fora Financial
    Fora Financial provides working capital solutions to small businesses across the country.