In 2018, researchers at Arizona State University disclosed 285 inventions to Skysong Innovations, the university’s exclusive technology transfer organization. This record number of disclosures allowed Skysong Innovations to achieve new benchmarks in technology commercialization, with 123 U.S. patents issued, 78 license and option agreements signed and 17 new startups launched.
“By every metric, Skysong Innovations has built a tech transfer organization that stands as a leader among the top research institutions,” said Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, executive vice president and chief research and innovation officer of Knowledge Enterprise Development at ASU. “There is simply no better university anywhere for researchers with ideas that can change the world.”
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