Impact Report FY 2020

Igniting Innovation & Commercialization.

The Chicago Office of Technology Management works with faculty, staff, and students to advance research, education, and economic development. Technology transfer is the process of moving scientific discoveries from the inventor’s mind to the hands of society.

IR 2020

IR 2020

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Annual Report 2019

Disclosures: 199
U.S. Patent Applications: 113
U.S. Patents Issued: 27
Licenses & Options: 42
Startups: 3
Royalties (millions): $44.1

Annual Report 2018

Disclosures: 130
U.S. Patent Applications: 126
U.S. Patents Issued: 26
Licenses & Options: 47
Startups: 3
Royalties (millions): $27.5

Annual Report 2017

Disclosures: 148
U.S. Patent Applications: 120
U.S. Patents Issued: 23
Licenses & Options: 53
Startups: 3
Royalties (millions): $28

Annual Report 2016

Disclosures: 148
U.S. Patent Applications: 116
U.S. Patents Issued: 23
Licenses & Options: 350
Startups: 3
Royalties (millions): $28

Annual Report 2015

Disclosures: 169
U.S. Patent Applications: 107
U.S. Patents Issued: 21
Licenses & Options: 51
Startups: 5
Royalties (millions): $27

Annual Report 2014

Disclosures: 169
U.S. Patent Applications: 162
U.S. Patents Issued: 34
Licenses & Options: 52
Startups: 5
Royalties (millions): $25

Annual Report 2013

Disclosures: 163
U.S. Patent Applications: 187
U.S. Patents Issued: 24
Licenses & Options: 50
Startups: 5
Royalties (millions): $20