University of Minnesota
Office for Technology Commercialization

Office for Technology Commercialization homeOTC


The University of Minnesota has a long, proud history of innovation & discovery, and our office works to get the revolutionary technologies that result from this research into the hands of the public.

We understand each stakeholder has specific needs. To best respond to those needs, we are organized into industry groups, ensuring we have the right knowledge and experience at the table:





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News & Announcements

U of M streamlines licensing for IP and research
Minnesota Business
Mar. 25, 2015

Maplewood company prepares to cultivate tobacco-based vaccines
Lillie Suburban News
Mar. 18, 2015

University of Minnesota-born startup Vidku raises $17M in 17 days
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
Feb. 26, 2015

In tiny electrons, University of Minnesota professor sees infinite potential
Star Tribune
Jan. 24, 2015

OTC Events

04.22.15 - Lean Startup 101 +more

06.15.15 - Join OTC at 2015 BIO International