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Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization (CTTC)

Eight men and one woman in professional attire wearing safety glasses and touring a factory spaceThe Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization‘s mission is to provide professional commercialization services to the Vanderbilt community, thus optimizing the flow of innovation to the marketplace and generating revenue that supports future research activities, while having a positive impact on society.


Key Functions:

  • Licensing Vanderbilt inventions to industry for development into products that benefit society.
  • Assisting with the creation and launch of start-up companies developing Vanderbilt-created technologies.
  • Engaging with industry to develop research support opportunities for Vanderbilt researchers.

Services to Researchers:

Services to Companies:

An extensive database of resources for companies and industry partners can be found on our For Industry page.