Innovation Advancement
and Commercialization


 

The Office of Innovation Advancement and Commercialization (IAC) serves as the link between the commercial marketplace and Auburn University faculty. IAC offers Auburn researchers expertise and guidance regarding the protection of intellectual property, including patents and copyrights, and in seeking licensing agreements with commercial entities to take Auburn research developments into the marketplace for the public benefit.
 

Services provided by IAC include:                                                          

  • Evaluation of intellectual property disclosures
  • Management of the patent, copyright and trademark processes
  • Marketing of Auburn’s innovations
  • Working with start-up companies licensing Auburn technologies
  • Negotiation of confidentiality, material transfer, collaboration and licensing agreements with industry and other research institutions
  • Innovator Portal: Disclose and track your IAC activity online

 

Office of Innovation Advancement
and Commercialization

formerly the Office of Technology Transfer


570 Devall Drive, Suite 102 (map)
Auburn, Alabama 36832

Phone : 334.844.4977 
Email: 
iac@auburn.edu

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