Entrepreneurship and Commercialization

Faculty, staff and students across all Purdue campuses are actively engaged in entrepreneurship and commercialization, and innovations from Purdue are helping people in more than 100 countries.

#1 in technology transfer and startup creation among U.S. universities without a medical school

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Innovations for impact

When we say that “what Purdue makes moves the world forward,” we really mean it. Millions of people benefit from the cutting-edge research that takes place at Purdue.

The Purdue Research Foundation’s Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) operates one of the most comprehensive technology transfer programs among leading research universities in the U.S.

The Office of Technology Commercialization protects Purdue University intellectual property and leads the technology transfer activities for patented Purdue innovations with a goal to help society live healthier, happier and longer lives.

OTC has more than 400 innovations available for licensing and commercialization that represent every industry sector.