Science and Technology Commercialization

Science and Technology Commercialization

Advancing Discoveries at the University of Chicago

University of ChicagoThe Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation manages all technology transfer operations at the University of Chicago. Our Polsky Science and Technology group serves as the central resource for transforming groundbreaking ideas and faculty discoveries into new products, services, and ventures.

We have a dedicated team of scientists with deep technical expertise who are exclusively focused on managing intellectual property and negotiating partnerships and licenses for technologies developed by faculty, researchers, and staff.

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Disclose an Invention

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Search Technologies

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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.

Polsky Inventor Step-By-Step Guide


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

Polsky Startup Pipeline


The latest updates and news on inventions and companies born out of licensing UChicago intellectual property rights:


See additional Select Licensees here.

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