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Innovation York’s commercialization unit helps researchers bring their early stage intellectual property from the lab to the market and into people’s hands. Leverage your research through commercialization grant funding, intellectual property protection and business development leading to licensing opportunities or start-up creation.

The Process




Engagement (Business Agreement)

Business Development

Commercial Outcome (Licensing or Startup)

Getting Started

It is never too early to start the conversation. Contact us or submit an Invention Disclosure to see what Innovation York can offer.

Our Impact

26Invention Disclosures

26Active Commercialization Projects

21Patent Applications Filed

$572,000Commercialization Grant Funding

10Start-Up Companies Created/Supported