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The Office of Technology Development believes innovation from academic research can make a positive difference in the world. We help OU researchers transform ideas into tangible impact for the betterment of society.

We provide the highest level of fiduciary expertise for the perfection, conveyance and commercialization of OU intellectual property, and serve as a driving force for OU's economic impact through education, expertise, and efficiency.

In the last seven years alone, we've evaluated over 500 innovations, filed for 350 patents, and returned $23 million in royalty/license income and reimbursement back to OU.

500+ inventions disclosed
350+ patents filed and 120+ issued
$23MM in income and reimbursement

Disclose an Invention


An invention disclosure should be completed when an invention is recognized by the inventor(s). This Disclosure Guide can assist with the online process.

Begin your disclosure

News & Updates

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From global networking opportunities to successful spin-out updates, the impact of our work is often featured in the news. Learn more about what we've been up to lately.

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