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Welcome to the Technology Commercialization Office at GVSU

Where Scholarship and Market Collide

The TCO is a resource and partner for university faculty, staff, and students developing technologies with commercial potential. By working together, the TCO can help form productive, sometimes profitable, business relationships; we're about making connections and advancing ideas.

Learn more about What TCO Can Do for You and TCO's Mission and Goals

What is Technology Commercialization?

Observations and experiments during research often lead to discoveries and inventions that may have commercial applicability. Technology Commercialization protects new innovations through patents and copyrights and seeks to transfer the intellectual property to industry by royalty-bearing license agreements for commercial products that result in economic development and public benefit.

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