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Tech Commercialization

Tech Commercialization

COVID-19 License

The University of Chicago is committed to supporting the rapid development of new technologies and life-saving therapeutics in the battle against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

A non-exclusive, royalty-free license will be made available, as applicable, along with the licensees’ commitment to support the development and distribution of innovations to prevent, diagnose, treat and contain COVID-19 during the pandemic. This time-limited license is offered for any COVID-19-related inventions where legally possible. Learn more…


Have an idea or research discovery? Disclosing your invention is the first step to accessing Polsky Center resources. It’s never too early to talk with us or disclose your idea.

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Interested in licensing a technology? Search available technologies and view an online listing of the University of Chicago’s science and technology portfolio.

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