License U of T Technologies

Who is this for?

Industry and other parties interested in licensing or otherwise using University of Toronto (U of T) technologies or working with spinoff companies based on U of T intellectual property.

What do I need before I can begin?

No information is required to begin. If you have questions regarding licensing University of Toronto (U of T) technologies or working with our spinoff companies, please reach out to the Innovations & Partnerships Office: Director, Innovations at 416-946-5515.

Technology Licensing & Startup Opportunities

The University of Toronto (U of T) is a global leader in turning research into products, services, companies and jobs. The Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) is your one-stop-shop to license these technologies or work with spinoff companies based on U of T intellectual property (IP). IPO’s team of technology transfer professionals make the process as quick and easy as possible.

Use the Technology Explorer below to discover market-ready innovations and companies based on U of T IP or contact us to find custom solutions.

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Technology Explorer

Technology Keywords
Long-Term Cell Tracking using Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI , Ferritin , Biomedical Imaging , 3D imaging , stem cells , Regenerative Medicine , clinical trials , cardiac , CNS , cells 
Rapid, remote vital sign monitoring and screening Advanced Health Technologies , Covid-19 , Remote monitoring , Patient Care , Biometrics , Biomedical engineering , Biomedical Imaging , Biosensor , Software , 3D imaging , Image and video processing , Screening 
CrossShade: Automated 3D shading from sketches Computer Graphics , Animation , 3D imaging , Software 
Toronto Data Platform: AI-Powered Annotation 3D imaging , Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Automotive , Companies , Computer Graphics , Computer Vision , Data Analytics , Deep Learning , Human-Computer Interaction , Image and video processing , Neural Networks , Object Annotation , Software 
Dynamic, Pixelwise Image Sensing and Systems 3D imaging , Cameras , Circuit design , Computer Graphics , Computer Hardware , Software , Computer Vision , Image and video processing , Semiconductors 
Cryosparc: Accelerated Protein Structure Determination from Cryo-EM 3D imaging , Advanced Health Technologies , Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Companies , Drug Discovery , Electron Microscopy , Machine Learning , Pharmaceutical Research / Manufacturing , Pharmaceuticals , Proteins , Research Tools , Software 
JALI: Automated 3D Lip Synchronization and Facial Animation 3D imaging , Animation , Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Companies , Computer Graphics , Software 

VPRI Role

  • Market U of T technologies to industry
  • Support the development of startup companies
  • Negotiate license agreements with interested companies
  • Assist in finding partners and funding to support proof-of-concept and commercialization
  • Support long-term relationships with strategic partners that help develop early-stage discoveries into market-ready technologies and products

VPRI Contact

Staff

Jennifer Fraser

Director, Innovations
Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO)
(416) 946-5515