The Office of Technology Development (OTD) is responsible for managing the discoveries, inventions, and other intellectual property assets of the Medical College of Wisconsin and advancing these discoveries from Patents to Patients®. In this endeavor, we identify, evaluate and protect novel ideas and then market those ideas to established companies or help form spin-off companies to develop commercial products. The Medical College of Wisconsin has a fertile pipeline of technologies available for licensing covering therapeutics, diagnostics, diagnostic imaging, medical devices, and research tools. MCW’s technology portfolio currently includes 208 technologies from 296 faculty, 257 patents and patent applications, and 89 license and joint intellectual property ownership agreements.
The mission of the Office of Technology Development is to serve, support and educate MCW faculty, their postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and staff by facilitating the transfer of technology generated from their research and clinical practices into commercial products.
The MCW Office of Technology Development (OTD) specializes in helping you get your inventions to companies that can turn them into products that benefit patients.
MCW is interested in fostering the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship among MCW faculty and engaging the broader business community.
The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains a Corporate Policy Patent and Copyright (RS.GN.060).