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Office of Technology Commercialization

Office of Technology Commercialization Mission

The Mission of the Office of Technology Commercialization is to coordinate the university's commercialization and industry activities, to enhance and promote its applied research and develop activities, assist in the capture of commercial research and development funding, to enhance the university's entrepreneurial  platform, and to provide resources for the support and enhancement of 'education with relevance'.

The Office of Technology Commercialization offers assistance to faculty and stafff to coordinate industrial activities to enhance the applied research and establish formal working relations with industry partners.

Services include:

Contact and coordinate meetings with Texas State researchers and industrial partners to identify innovations, commercial opportunities and funding possibilities.

Negotiate and reveiw industry related agreements such as Nondisclosures, Sponsored Research Agreements, University Industry Partnership and Service or Testing Agreements.

Industry wishing to access current available technologies should contact Dr. Reddy Venumbaka.


Promote and manage the university’s IP portfolio

Guide the university's commercial and industrial interactions
Coordinate the university’s activities affecting economic development in the region and state
Support and steward Angel and ‘VC’ funds to enable the university to leverage its IP portfolio
Serve faculty collaborating with or starting technology ventures
Encourage technology entrepreneurship especially in underrepresented groups

TXSTATE Small Business Development Center Offers



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Innovation Readiness SeriesPlease visit AustinSmallBusinessAnswers.com and check out our training calendar for times/dates.

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