James Madison University 's Office of Technology Transfer is eager to work with inventors to help them understand our process of university technology transfer, from preparing for an eventual invention discovery through the commercialization process. See what faculty say about their experiences and results of a spin-off company from JMU created works.
The Inventors' section offers a variety of resources for prospective and current inventors. The frequently asked question section answers many of the common questions yielded by researchers and inventors alike. It also contains guidance if you are thinking of starting a business.
Our Office of Technology Transfer values the relationships it holds with its inventors and welcomes any feedback regarding resources that can be added to this section for the users' benefit.
Please feel free to browse this section and refer any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.