Licensing of Innovative Technology, Products and Services

Faculty and staff interested in speaking with a licensing expert should contact Dean Stell, Associate Director, Industry Relations & Business Development, at +1.336.716.4896 or


Innovative Technology for Commercialization

Wake Forest Innovations stimulates and invests in the creation of innovative technology, products and services, and licenses these to existing and start-up companies. Its Product Commercialization & Innovation Services group proactively engages researchers to facilitate product ideation, invention disclosure, intellectual property protection and business planning. The group also supports researchers through prototyping and proof of concept studies to translate nascent discoveries into commercially viable products.

The group’s commercialization team is responsible for technology and product licensing to established companies, and also assists in capital formation, incubation and early development of start-up companies, including those that can locate at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

Technology Licensing

Wake Forest Innovations offers a diverse portfolio of technologies available for license to qualified partners. See also featured technologies. Please contact us to learn more about licensing a specific technology from Wake Forest Innovations.

Wake Forest Innovations helps interested partners understand licensing options and find the best path to meet their needs. We are efficient and timely, acknowledging the relationship between a working timetable, market entry and successful outcomes.

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