Welcome to Princeton's Office of Technology Licensing
A life-saving cancer drug,
a novel technology for energy-efficient lighting,
chemicals for printed electronics that could revolutionize consumer packaging...
These are some of the Princeton innovations that are making a difference in people's lives and stimulating our economy.
At the Office of Technology Licensing (OTL), we help connect industry partners, investors, and entrepreneurs with Princeton's cutting-edge technologies and researchers to bring innovative solutions to real world problems.
We provide personal, direct, and comprehensive services. We welcome you to contact us.
The OTL facilitates the transformation of scientific and technological discoveries into products and services for societal benefit in a manner consistent with Princeton University’s emphasis on preeminent research, education and dedication to public service.
In pursuing this mission, we:
-Develop relationships with potential commercialization partners and participate in regional and national technology transfer forums to promote the goals and objectives of our faculty members, researchers, students and external community.
-Regularly interact with the University community, which includes school deans, department chairs, individual faculty as well as the Office of the Dean for Research, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Mid-InfraRed Technologies for Health and the Environment (MIRTHE), and the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) to support their goals in innovation and commercialization of technology.
Learn more about What We Do
The Benefits of Technology Transfer
Princeton University recognizes our obligation to provide stewardship for the results of federally funded research to accelerate the creation of products and services that spur economic development, generate revenue to support further research and education, and provide lasting societal benefits.
Further reading on the benefits of technology licensing is available at:
Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest. A publication of the National Research Council. National Academies Press. 2010.
Copyrights (for expressive works) are handled by the Princeton University Office of the General Counsel
Trademark Licensing is managed by the Trademark Licensing Department of University Services