The Office for Technology Transfer and Licensing (OTTL) website offers the Boston College community guidance and resources to assist them in identifying, protecting, and commercializing innovations (see Faculty and Staff section for more information) and seeks to engage the broader business community in identifying innovations and faculty research programs of interest (see Industry and Entrepreneurs).
For further information regarding OTTL including contact information see About Us.
Potential commercial partners are invited to review our list of inventions currently available for licensing.
Recently Issued Patents
- U.S. Patent No. 9,173,884, entitled, “Inhibitors of Phosphodiesterase 11 (PDE11)” to Charles Hoffman, Biology Department
- U.S. Patent No. 9,134,305, entitled, “Molecular Imprinted Nanosensors” to Thomas Chiles, Biology Department
- U.S. Patent No. 9,133,245, entitled, “Cyclic Lactadherin Peptide Mimetics and Their Use” to Jianmin Gao, Chemistry Department
- U.S. Patent No. 9,119,874, entitled, “Novel Cell-Penetrating Markers of Apoptosis”, to Jianmin Gao, Chemistry Department
- U.S. Patent No. 9,110,055, entitled, “Nanoscale Sensors” to Michael Naughton and Krzysztof Kempa, Physics Department, Thomas Chiles, Biology Department
- U.S. Patent No. 9,085,595, entitled, “Tungsten Oxo Alkylidene Complexes for Z Selective Olefin Metathesis,” to Amir Hoveyda, Chemistry Department
- U.S. Patent No. 9,079,173, entitled, “High Z-selective Olefin Metathesis,” to Amir Hoveyda, Chemistry Department
- U.S. Patent No. 9,099,601, entitled, “Thermoelectric Materials and Methods for Synthesis Thereof” to Zhifeng Ren, Physics Department
- U.S. Patent No. 9,048,004, entitled, “Half-Heusler Alloys With Enhanced Figure of Merit and Methods of Making” to Zhifeng Ren, Physics Department
A multi-disciplinary team of biologists and physicists have combined forces to develop a novel, nanocavity sensor for ultra-sensitive, label-free biomolecular detection. Read more »
Boston College's EagleEye Project has been selected as signature story in the AUTM's Better World Report. Please check out how EagleEye has help severely disabled to communicate through computers. Read more »
Boston College Office of Technology Transfer and Licensing is on the news of Boston College Chronicle! Please check out the article to see the exmple of what we can do for you as inventors! Read more »
Check out an article from Nature Biotechnology for technology transfer career advice. Read more »
Boston College chemists develop new material that could lead to a better battery
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Boston College physicists devise a novel method for bending light Read more »