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As a unit within Drexel University's Office of Research & Innovation, we provide comprehensive tech transfer services to expand the impact of Drexel Research. Drexel Applied Innovation consists of 3 pillars: Intellectual Property & Agreements, Industry Engagement and Entrepreneurial Development.


The Left Bank
3180 Chestnut Street, Suite 104
Philadelphia, PA 19104


For questions about your inventions, Drexel University Patent and Copyright Policy and various agreements and contracts to support your endeavors, and if you are unsure of who to get in touch with, please find your point of contact based on your Drexel affiliation as below:

College of Engineering, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Computing & Informatics

School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, College of Media Arts & Design, School of Education

College of Medicine, College of Nursing & Health Professions and all others

For questions related to startups, ic@3401 (a startup incubator co-managed by Drexel Applied Innovation and the University City Science Center), NSF I-Corps, NSF SBIR Phase I/II advisory or the Drexel Express Startup License Program:

For all other questions:


Shintaro Kaido Vice Provost for Innovation & Executive Director, Drexel Applied Innovation

Robert McGrath, PhD
Director, IP & Agreements

Eamon Gallagher
ic@3401 Program Director

Alexey Melischuk, PHD
Associate Director, Licensing

Elizabeth N. Poppert, PHD
Licensing Manager

Theresa Torres
Finance and Marketing Analyst