Technology Transfer Center List

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Technology Transfer Center List

Technology Transfer Centers provide a valuable link between medical device research and industry from top institutions all over the globe.

Working with leading researchers, the Technology Transfer Center liaisons coordinate the seemingly impossible task of managing deadlines, intellectual property, and other objectives critical to the success of outbound technology. They are the bridge between ongoing research and research derived data being implemented in the commercial / industry environment. 


Vanderbilt University 

“To provide professional commercialization services to the Vanderbilt community, thus optimizing the flow of innovation to the marketplace and generating revenue that supports future research activities, while having a positive impact on society.

We [Vanderbilt] accomplish this by serving as an efficient and effective conduit for the transfer of promising intellectual property to industry; contributing to regional economic development by licensing locally and supporting new venture creation; and encouraging greater collaboration between academia and industry.”  Learn more..


Tufts University

“Tufts possesses distinctive capabilities in medical device development. Therapeutic areas include diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, and medical device coatings. OTL&IC has been receiving an increasing number of medical device disclosures and has a proven record of medical device start-up creation.” – Learn More.. 


University of Texas

“The Office of Technology Transfer manages The University of Texas Medical Branch’s Intellectual property assets, while promoting and encouraging scientific research.” Learn More.. 


University of Maine

“The Department of Industrial Cooperation at UMaine serves as the primary link between the university and commercial interests.  UMaine’s rapidly growing research base has fueled over fifty patents and patent applications from the work of faculty, staff and students.  DIC works to commercialize these results through collaborative research and licensing of intellectual property to companies.  Current licenses, license options and license negotiations include technologies in the areas of energy storage, carbon nanomaterials, composites and composite structures, chemical products, medical devices, sensors, molecular imaging and software.” Learn More..


The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center

“Our Mission:

* facilitates and accelerates technology transfer between research institutions and Massachusetts companies;
* promotes collaboration between research institutions and the Commonwealth’s technology industry;
* assists in the growth of Massachusetts companies, including startups, by enhancing technological leadership; and
* supports regional and statewide economic development priorities.” Learn more.. 


Harvard University Office of Technology Development

“OTD’s mission is to enable the development, transfer and adoption of innovations originating at Harvard for the benefit of society. OTD’s experienced, dedicated team excels at technology transfer, providing the bridge between the Harvard community and industry that is essential for the translation of research discoveries into services and products that meet critical social needs. The OTD team, an effective and valued partner to faculty and industry alike, combines a unique entrepreneurial spirit with specialized expertise. The Office is an invaluable asset to Harvard and the greater research community.” Learn more..


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

“Device technology for the life sciences and medicine is typically coordinated through the BEI as a university designated interface for life sciences related commercial business development. Medical imaging (esp. Neuroimaging, breast cancer and diagnostic MRI), untethered healthcare, biomaterials (biofilms, bacterial adhesion, and biomechanics) and sensors comprise major areas of inventive activity. Many departments, most prominently the Departments of Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, are active innovators in this area.” Learn More..


There are many more, this list only touches on a few, for more information, please contact us at Leardon Solutions.


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