Serving Faculty - Serving Society

KU has a strong tradition of effective technology transfer built on research in such fields as drug development and delivery; education and human development; biosciences, biofuels and bioengineering; information technologies and informatics; and remote sensing. Take a look at the outstanding list of KU products available on the market.

KU also has tremendous success with start-up companies; check out our success stories

Mission Statement

The mission of KUCTC is to bring innovation to the marketplace for the benefit of society and the university.


We serve the KU faculty at all campuses, in support of their research, and guide them by protecting intellectual property, and helping them launch businesses if that is their desire. We are custodians of the trust bestowed on KU by corporate partners, foundation and institutional grants, and the government that supports our endeavors.

  • To always act in the best interest of our stakeholders.
  • To make the process of partnering with KU easy, enjoyable, and profitable.
  • To be fair, honest and straightforward at all times.
  • To streamline and continuously improve processes to best serve our faculty, corporate partners and entrepreneurs.
  • To not let ego hinder progress, we will accept good ideas from wherever they hail.
  • To hold ourselves to the highest of standards. How we treat faculty, corporate and foundation partners, and government agencies reflects directly on our university.

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