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.


Our next I2I (Invention to Innovation) is on Thursday, Nov. 19th. Come join us to learn about strategic decisions in forming new ventures!

"Neuroscientists Uncover Brain Abnormalities Responsible for Tinnitus and Chronic Pain" (Dr. Josef Rauschecker)
"Researchers Report First Therapy Appearing to Reverse Decline in Parkinson's" (Dr. Charbel E-H Moussa)
"Cancer Drug Improved Cognition and Motor Skills in Small Parkinson's Clinical Trial" (Dr. Moussa and Dr. Fernando Pagan)

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

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)

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)

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

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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.