Overview of the Technology Transfer Office

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The Research Foundation of State University of New York's Technology Transfer Office offers a portfolio of technology transfer support services for both researchers and businesses. Its mission is to identify and protect University-developed intellectual property and serve as a catalyst for economic development by creating partnerships with business and industry to further research and license inventions for public use.

Through its efforts, The RF of SUNY and SUNY campuses across the state hold more than 800 patents, generating more than $18 million in royalties.

Services for Researchers:

Our team works with researchers to:

  • Help steer their discoveries from the university lab bench, through the technology transfer process, to the best commercial opportunities
  • Identify promising inventions and establish strategies and contacts that offer the greatest opportunity for commercial success

Services for Businesses:

Our team works with businesses to:

  • Create successful, university-industry partnerships to further research and commercialize already developed SUNY technologies
  • Reduce technical risks associated with transferring commercially promising SUNY technologies to the marketplace


For more information contact an RF technology transfer expert today.


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