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Protect your discoveries & innovation: patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secrets.

Considering working with external collaborators?

  • Please contact us as soon as possible!
  • We can help protect your innovation and research through Inter-Institutional Agreements (IIA), material transfer agreements (MTA), non-disclosure agreements and appropriate IP provisions in sponsored research and joint research agreements.


  • Drexel Applied Innovation leads the university-wide process for qualifying, developing and executing industry sponsored research at Drexel. Please contact Shintaro Kaido ( if you are exploring or in discussions with potential industry sponsors.

Explore translational research and industry collaboration opportunities

  • Get the competitive edge for translational research opportunities such as NSF Partnership for Innovation.
  • Connect with industry partners matched with your Drexel IP for future letters-of-support (LOS), sponsored research and licensing opportunities.

Drexel IP policy

  • Drexel University Intellectual Property Policy addresses the ownership and commercialization of University’s intellectual property assets – contact us and we can walk you through the policy.

Connect with your community ambassador


  • Our team can walk you through several resources for startups: NSF I-Corps at Drexel, NSF Small Business Innovation Research advisory, ic@3401 and other funding opportunities to kickstart or accelerate your entrepreneurial endeavor.

Let’s connect! Let us walk you through our services and capabilities and answer any questions you may have: