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
Infera AI: Platform for Digital Twins and Better Decision Making Software , Deep Learning , Data Analytics , Aerospace , Computer Graphics , Machine Learning , Digital Twin , Companies 
Color Sandbox: Smart Swatch Builder Software , Computer Graphics , Animation , Neural Networks , Deep Learning , Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Machine Learning 
Automatic Learning Filters to Improve the Accuracy of Sensing Algorithms Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Machine Learning , Data Analytics , Neural Networks , Wearable Tech , Software , Covid-19 , Remote monitoring 
Autoscribe: AI-Powered Voice Assistant for Clinicians Advanced Health Technologies , Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Audio , Communications , Companies , Deep Learning , Health & Related Life Sciences , Human-Computer Interaction , Machine Learning , Natural Language Processing (NLP) , Patient Care , Point-of-Care , Software 
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 
Implantable Systems for Monitoring, Diagnosis, and Control of Physiological Disorders Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Chips , Computer Hardware , Diagnostics , Electrical and Computer Engineering , Machine Learning , Medical Devices , Medical Implants and Prosthetics , Microelectrodes , Nanotechnology , Neurological Disorders , Seizures 
Smart Traffic Control Software Powered by Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Automotive , Deep Learning , Machine Learning , Neural Networks , Sensors & Instrumentation , Software , Traffic 

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