Office of Research and Innovation
University of Louisville
Louisville, Ky. 40202
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The University of Louisville actively supports the entrepreneurial efforts of our faculty, staff and students. Within the Office of Research and Innovation, the Commercialization EPI-Center works with our creators, as well as external stakeholders, to develop and advance these endeavors.
In many cases, this may mean assisting a member of our faculty, staff or student body to form a startup around intellectual property (IP) protected through the EPI-Center. There are a few requirements that must be met in order for the university to effectively license IP to a startup:
The Office of Research and Innovation is happy to assist our creators in navigating the requirements and process of creating a startup. Please contact us as soon as possible if you have decided to pursue a startup opportunity. The earlier that you engage our staff, the more we can do to assist you.