We understand that successful collaboration is based on the merging of cultural and intellectual objectives, as well as reasonable economic expectations.
Timely response to licensing activity is a core competency that has been developed over time and is a constant focus of our improvement efforts. Our unique networking situation enables us to combine technologies from a variety of sources. This allows the technologies to reach critical mass and increases the probability that each will achieve its full potential.
In recent years, the University of Vermont has seen a dramatic increase in its intellectual property and technology transfer activity. 60 of our 133 patents were issued in the past 5 years. 73 companies and institutions have licensed patents from UVM and are commercializing the technologies. 16 startups have been formed, including 14 companies in Vermont.