Mission and Goals


The Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) protects and promotes research enterprise by facilitating the conversion and licensing of intellectual properties to benefit the community. The TCO aids the economic development of the region and state through mutually beneficial relationships between Grand Valley State University and the private sector.


To support faculty, staff and students in all matters related to Intellectual Property

To develop community awareness of research performed at GVSU and promote the university's mission of active scholarship

To encourage the commercialization of innovative technologies that have a positive impact

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