Vanderbilt University

Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization

Address
1207 17th Ave. S Suite 105 Nashville, TN 37212

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Contact

Alan Bentley
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Technology Transfer & Intellectual Property Protection
(615) 343-4432
alan.r.bentley@vanderbilt.edu

Vanderbilt’s CTTC provides professional commercialization services to the Vanderbilt community. It positively affects society by optimizing the flow of innovation to the marketplace and generating revenue that supports future research.

The CTTC accomplishes this by:

  • Serving as conduit for the transfer of promising intellectual property to industry
  • Contributing to regional economic development by licensing locally and supporting new venture creation
  • Encouraging greater collaboration between academia and industry

Target Sectors

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science & Communications
  • Diagnostics
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Health Care IT
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Imaging
  • Microfluidics
  • Prosthetics
  • Research Tools
  • Robotics
  • Therapeutics
  • Thin Films & Nanomaterials
  • Vaccines

By The Numbers

$543 million

Research Expenditure

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