Welcome to James Madison University 's Office of Technology Transfer web presence. As a part of JMU's Research and Public Service initiative, we proudly recognize that our university is named for our 4th U.S. president and "Father of the U.S. Constitution". James Madison helped shape the innovation protection and promotion philosophy for our country.
The Valley Innovation Network connects entrepreneurs and inventors with a wide range of advisors and service providers to help develop innovations and grow businesses. Click here to visit the Valley Innovation Network website
Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution contains the patent copyright clause.
our MISSION... To promote innovation, enhance research by connecting inventors and industry, and foster economic development through protecting and commercializing intellectual property.
our VISION... To create a new and unique model for university technology transfer by analyzing our intellectual property potential in the marketplace, partnering with corporations, and assessing entrepreneurial management teams, start-up companies will be given a stronger opportunity for success.
we SERVE...Faculty, staff, and students producing innovative ideas and intellectual property with commercial potential and Corporations seeking to work collaboratively on JMU research projects to develop their products and business.
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