University of Minnesota
Office for Technology Commercialization
http://www.research.umn.edu/techcomm
612-624-0550

Office for Technology Commercialization homeOTC

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OVPR Units
AR
Research Advancement
Advances interdisciplinary initiatives, guides research infrastructure planning, and directs research policy and review issues.
OAW
Animal Care and Use Program
Manages administrative support, inspection, and compliance functions for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

HRPP
Human Research Protection Program
Reviews and monitors research using human subjects and potentially hazardous biological agents.
RIOP
Research Education & Oversight
Provides independent oversight and monitoring of research compliance activities both internally and across the University system.

Sponsored Projects Administration
Supports faculty in seeking, acquiring, and managing externally sponsored funding for research, training, and public service projects.
OTC
Office for Technology Commercialization
Protects and licenses University-developed technologies, and nurtures University technologies with start-up potential.