Licensing from Texas A&M University
Innovation Partners is committed to bringing innovations developed within Texas A&M University and its Health Science Center research community into commercial use. Our office acts as the institutional partner for external collaborators in the licensing and transfer of Texas A&M University and Health Science Center technologies to the market, including offering assistance related to intellectual property terms in the exchange of confidential information or materials for research purposes or development efforts.
Many of our technologies have been licensed to well-established companies around the world – to date, more than 200 technologies have been licensed from our portfolio to the marketplace. A high-level overview of the licensing process through the Innovation Partners office is depicted below. If you are interested in learning more about Texas A&M University technologies that are currently in the pipeline, please visit our Available Technologies database or contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Option and License Agreements
Commercial partners interested in Texas A&M University technologies should negotiate terms and conditions for options or licensing the intellectual property with a Innovation Partners licensing manager, in partnership with the Texas A&M System Office of General Counsel, and once negotiations are complete, the agreement will be routed for approval by Texas A&M System Technology Commercialization (TTC).
For more information about licensing intellectual property from Texas A&M University or its Health Science Center, please contact Innovation Partners at email@example.com.
Non-disclosure Agreements (NDAs)
NDAs concerning university intellectual property are drafted and negotiated by Innovation Partners staff, in partnership with the Texas A&M System Office of General Counsel, and once negotiations are complete, the agreement is routed for approval and execution by Texas A&M System Technology Commercialization (TTC).
NDAs un-related to university-owned intellectual property are handled and executed by Texas A&M Sponsored Research Services and the Texas A&M University Division of Research. Please visit the Texas A&M Sponsored Research Services website for more information.
Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs)
While Innovation Partners staff is consulted on matters concerning Texas A&M University intellectual property terms, the initiation, handling, negotiations, and execution of these agreements for Texas A&M University units is managed by the Texas A&M University Division of Research. Please visit the Division of Research website for more information.