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
Hybrid Core-Shell Nanoparticles Nanomaterials and Nanoparticles , Polymers , Quantum Dots , Semiconductors 
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 
Inducing Directed Migration (Translocation) of Neural Cells Using Electric Fields Medical Devices , Neurological Disorders , Sensory Systems & Rehabilitation 
Integrated Quantum Dot Barcode Smartphone Optical Device for Diagnostics Nanomaterials and Nanoparticles , Patient Care , Point-of-Care , Quantum Dots , Semiconductors , Infectious Diseases , Portable Diagnostics , Medical Devices , Cartridge 
iTest: A Turn-Key, Modular, Remotely-accessible Platform for Testing Motors Automotive , Motor , Software 
JALI: Automated 3D Lip Synchronization and Facial Animation 3D imaging , Animation , Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Companies , Computer Graphics , Software 
Linker-Based Lecithin Microemulsions as Drug Delivery Vehicles Colloids , Complex fluids , Dermal applications , Drug Delivery , Formulation engineering , Cosmeceutical 
Mammalian Membrane Two-Hybrid (MaMTH) Technology: a Novel Protein Interaction and Drug Discovery Tool Cancer , Cell Signaling , Disease Detection , Drug Discovery , Genetics , Membrane Proteins , Neurological Disorders , Protein-Protein Interactions , Proteins 
Measurement of Rodent Interaction with a Cage Lid Cancer , Neurological Disorders , Sensors & Instrumentation , Sensory Systems & Rehabilitation 
Methods for the Prevention and Treatment of Memory Impairment Anesthesia , GABA receptor , Learning and Memory , Neurological Disorders , Point-of-Care 

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