We support the University's mission through comprehensive management of Emory research and innovations to maximize the benefit to the University and to humanity.


To be a national leader in technology transfer and academic and industry partnerships.


  • Collaborate with researchers and industry to build and nurture partnerships that will move ideas from the lab to the marketplace
  • Creatively negotiate with industry partners, on clinical and non-clinical agreements, and securing terms that are fair and equitable
  • Work with researchers to acquire the knowledge, expertise, and resources to navigate the complexities of protecting intellectual property and securing commercial licensing opportunities
  • Develop commercialization strategies that benefit both Emory and our industry partners while maximizing benefit to the public
  • Diligently manage commercial license agreements to ensure that licensees honor their terms and obligations

Our Process

To learn more about technology transfer, the process, and the issues we face. Our professional association, AUTM, created a terrific video with an overview of our work. To see a helpful infographic about the technology transfer process go to this website.

To learn more about advocacy and public policy affecting technology transfer review the AUTM website here.