Technology Licensing

Patents and Technology Licensing Activity

Fiscal Year 2022

8 Startups formed from Princeton discoveries

104 Invention disclosures filed

190 Patent applications filed

51 Patents issued

28 License and options agreements

Our community and our world benefit when discoveries and inventions made at Princeton are developed into new products and technologies. Princeton's teaching and research mission is enhanced when our talented students and professors know that their research may make a real-world difference.

The Office of Technology Licensing serves the University's teaching and research mission by facilitating the transfer of technology to society, for the benefit of all. In fiscal year 2022, OTL assisted University researchers with the filing 104 invention disclosures, 190 patent applications, and the issuance of 51 patents. The office enabled the licensing of 28 technologies and the formation of nine startups.

Innovations developed at Princeton include those in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, ceramics and materials science, chemistry, computers and software, medical devices and diagnostics, and optoelectronics and electrical engineering.

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