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From FY 2009 through FY 2010, more than 400 commercial agreements—licenses/options, software use, and research tool—were completed.


It’s no secret that UW researchers are developing breakthrough innovations. We welcome established companies and start-ups to explore the vast array of UW technologies that can be the foundation of new product development and give companies a competitive advantage.

Contact Us

You can reach a Technology Manager at the UW Center for Commercialization (C4C) by email ( or phone: 206-543-3970.

C4C Technology Managers have the combined business, technical, and intellectual property experience required for technology commercialization. They understand our industry partners’ needs and concerns and use that information to create a license agreement tailored to the business plan of each project. With the goal of extending the impact of UW research, they develop positive, flexible working relationships between business and the University.