What We Do

Our Mission

The Tufts Technology Transfer and Industry Collaboration (TTIC) is responsible for facilitating the transfer of Tufts technology for public use and benefit. TTIC evaluates, obtains proprietary protection for, and assists in the distribution of technology for research and commercial purposes. TTIC is responsible for transferring technology for commercial development by identifying potential markets and negotiating license agreements with industry partners, be they large or start-up companies.

Our specific objectives:

  • Catalyze the transfer of Tufts technologies for global public benefit.
  • Protect Tufts innovations to enhance their value in the marketplace. Promote new ventures through start-up creation.
  • Provide resources to the Tufts community on matters relating to intellectual property protection, technology transfer, and entrepreneurship.
  • Foster innovation by generating an income stream that supports research at Tufts.