Intellectual Property and Corporate Ventures

Our Program

Business Development

Schepens Eye Research Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution engaged in basic research related to diseases of the eye. Corporations interested in providing funding for our studies or licensing Schepens technologies may do so through the Office of Intellectual Property & Commercial Ventures.

 

The Office of Intellectual Property & Commercial Ventures at Schepens Eye Research Institute connects investigators with industry scientists to create opportunities for scientific collaborations at all stages of research. Working closely with the Institute’s investigators and our corporate collaborators, we strive to understand the needs and goals of each party, connecting groups with similar R&D objectives and complementary resources. The Office of Intellectual Property & Commercial Ventures coordinates scientific meetings and private visits for companies interested in exploring potential collaborative research projects with Investigators at Schepens Eye Research Institute. Contact us if your company is interested in scheduling a visit. Patents and Licensing The Office of Intellectual Property & Commercial Ventures markets technologies available for licensing and negotiates option and license agreements. Together with the Technology Transfer Committee, we manage the Institute’s patent portfolio; evaluate invention disclosures and patent promising

The Office of Intellectual Property & Commercial Ventures coordinates scientific meetings and private visits for companies interested in exploring collaborative projects with Investigators at Schepens Eye Research Institute. Contact us if your company is interested in scheduling a visit.

Patents and Licensing

The Office of Intellectual Property & Commercial Ventures markets technologies available for licensing and negotiates option and license agreements. Together with the Technology Transfer Committee, we manage the Institute’s patent portfolio; evaluate invention disclosures and patent promising technologies.