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 makes the process as quick and easy as possible.

Use our technology explorer to discover market-ready innovations and companies based on U of T IP or contact us to find custom solutions.

Technology Keywords
Nanostructured Solar Selective Catalytic Supports Climate Change , Energy , Nanomaterials and Nanoparticles 
Oxadiazole-Containing Cyclic Peptides Chemical Synthesis , Drug Discovery , Peptides 
PhenoTips: Software for Patient Phenotyping Companies , Diagnostics , Genetics , Patient Care , Software 
Portable Automated Manufacturing of Protein-Based Therapeutics Pharmaceutical Research / Manufacturing , Pharmaceuticals , Point-of-Care , Proteins , Regenerative Medicine , Therapeutics 
Quantum-Safe Communication Communications , Companies , Computer Hardware , Cybersecurity , Electrical and Computer Engineering , Quantum Computing , Quantum Dots , Encryption 
ReFilx: Regenerative Filler Matrix for permanent restoration of breast tissue following lumpectomy Biomaterials , Cancer , Companies , Nanomaterials and Nanoparticles , Polymers , Tissue Engineering 
RHEA: Digital Wellness Platform for Personalized Brain Rehabilitation Advanced Health Technologies , Companies , Concussion , Digital Media , Health & Related Life Sciences , Kinesiology & Physical Education , Mobile Apps , Neurological Disorders , Pain , Sensory Systems & Rehabilitation , Smartphones , Software , Wearable Tech 
Robust Floor Detection using Barometer Sensor and WiFi-RSS Indoor Localization , Sensors & Instrumentation , Smart Cities , Smartphones 
Selective Enhancement of Electrical Nerve Excitability Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Companies , Medical Devices , Medical Implants and Prosthetics , Neurological Disorders 
Software Enabling Automatic Self-Calibration of Robots Calibration , Manufacturing , Robotics , Sensors & Instrumentation , Software 


  • 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


Jennifer Fraser

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