For Industry

Jef De Brabander, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry

UT Southwestern Medical Center has been protecting and licensing intellectual property for more than 40 years. The Office of Technology Development's (OTD) professional staff members work to create a pro-active, business-oriented culture and to promote viable relationships with commercial partners.

OTD has been granted more than 800* patents on inventions disclosed to the office, executed over 945* license agreements for patented and non-patented technologies, and generated more than $200* million in licensing revenue.

You may browse the technologies available for licensing page to get a snapshot of the exciting research being commercialized here at UT Southwestern.

Frank Grassler, Vice President for Technology Development, comments in the November 19, 2018 issue of D CEO Healthcare that research developed at UT Southwestern illustrates the economic potential of biotechnology in the Dallas region and provides untapped commercial opportunities for the local community.

*as of August 31, 2018.