Welcome to the home page of the Office of Technology Commercialization at Georgetown University. The duties of the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) include management of Georgetown invention disclosures, patenting and licensing activities, oversight of material transfer agreements and confidentiality agreements, and engagement of Georgetown University in the founding and growth of local businesses.


Congratulations to faculty members who have received recent recognition from the University!
Christian Wolf, Ph.D., 2015 President's Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teacher

Maxine Weinstein, Ph.D., 2015 Career Achievement in Research Award

Read our Recent Quarterly Newsletter, the OTC Review ( Spring 2015Winter 2015 | Fall 2014)

SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunities Posted! Investigators, check out Industry Collaboration Opportunities HERE

New Technologies for Licensing: "Repositioning Fenofibrate for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disease"; "A Novel Composition for Selective Imaging and Therapy of Cancer"; "Ezrin Inhibitors for the Treatment of Cancer; and "Novel Antagonists of Angiotensin Type I Receptor to Treat Hypertension".

Georgetown University and Amarantus Bioscience Holdings Sign Exclusive Option Agreement -- Jan. 15, 2015

NPR Article on Dr. Richard Schlegel's work on cervical cancer treatment -- Jan. 7, 2015

NPR Article on Dr. Bob Clarke's work on human cancer cell lines - Dec. 9, 2014

Georgetown Biology professor named D.C. Professor of the Year (Georgetown News)

Researcher Debunks Alzheimer's Prevailing Development Theory (Georgetown Research News)

Our Suggestion Box is now live! We invite the Georgetown community to share feedback on any aspect of OTC's activities.

Georgetown Inventors Howard Federoff and Massimo Fiandaca Featured for New Technology Predicting Alzheimer's and Dementia

Congratulations to Dr. Ken Kellar (Recipent of the 2015 Langley Award from the Society for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)

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What is Technology Transfer?

Watch the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)'s site and video featuring the ins and outs of Technology Transfer and learn more about what is involved in its process.