Innovator Resources

Disclosing Innovations to IPX



Innovator Portal 


  • A summary of all intellectual property, agreements, and patent applications can be accessed through the Innovator Portal. If you need additional information, please contact us at 4-4977 or

LAUNCH Innovation Grants Program 

  • This internal, competitive grant program is designed to support proof-of-commercial concept research. The program's specific goal is to advance the commercial potential of Auburn technologies and bring them closer to licensing, either to an existing company or to a proposed start-up company. More information can be found here.

Faculty Start-Ups 

  • Standing offer term sheet for faculty-involved start-ups in physical sciences (non-software) (Word | PDF)
    • IPX is also developing standard offers for start-ups in other fields; please contact us for more information

National Academy of Inventors

How do grant proposal submissions affect patent rights? 

  • This issue is addressed very well here