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Licensing & Intellectual Property Management Offices
Texas A&M System has four main licensing and intellectual property offices who track the ongoing research and development of new and exciting technologies in agriculture, engineering, transportation, and all other university and health sciences disciplines. See information below on the offices to determine who to contact regarding your interest specific to their expertise.
Texas A&M AgriLife Intellectual Property & Commercialization
Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the leading research and technology development agency in Texas for agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. AgriLife's IP&C group collaborates with AgriLife-supported scientists and research staff, including faculty within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, to identify, capture, and license intellectual property arising from their research. Our office coordinates information exchange related to IP and licensing with Texas A&M Technology Commercialization and other member commercialization offices.
Website url: https://ipc.agrilife.org/
Contact: Janie Hurley, Janie.Hurley@ag.tamu.edu
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Commercialization and Entrepreneurship
For more than 100 years, TEES has been transforming our world through innovative engineering solutions. The office of Commercialization and Entrepreneurship collaborates closely with TEES Researchers to enable creation and licensing of intellectual property, enhance their industry sponsor research portfolio and help launch startup ventures. Our office also coordinates the processing of invention disclosures, patent filings and licensing closely with Texas A&M Technology Commercialization.
Website url: https://tees.tamu.edu/commercialization-and-entrepreneurship/index.html
Contact: Lenae Scroggins, email@example.com
Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI)
Since 1950, experts at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) have developed solutions to the problems and challenges facing all modes of transportation. It is our mission to deliver practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to improve the movement of people, data, and goods through research, education, and technology transfer. In coordination with Texas A&M Technology Commercialization and other member commercialization offices, our office is the main contact for anything transportation related with the A&M System.
Website url: https://tti.tamu.edu/about/
Contact: Darrell Kuhn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas A&M University (TAMU) Innovation Partners
Innovation Partners is focused on harvesting new innovations created within the Texas A&M University and Health Science Center research community, evaluating identified inventions, and facilitating the commercialization process to help usher technology from the lab to the marketplace. In coordination with Texas A&M Technology Commercialization and other member commercialization offices, our office works to promote an entrepreneurial culture, encourage the development of industry partnerships to expand opportunities for commercialization, further economic development, and ultimately impact the lives of people locally, nationally, and globally.
Website url: https://tamuip.tamu.edu
Contact: Michael Sharer, email@example.com