Office for Innovation
- Impact a broader audience with research results
- Attract sponsors and generate funding opportunities
- Create educational and training experiences for students and postdocs
- Put science into practice to address real-world problems
Eberly College of Science formed the Office for Innovation (est. 2015). Led by the College’s Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, the Office for Innovation works to assist researchers in capturing intellectual property, fostering translational research, providing resources for improving societal impact, and rewarding faculty for technology transfer efforts.
The Office for Innovation assists faculty, postdoctoral fellows, staff, and graduate students by facilitating the process, clarifying options for next steps, notifying about resources & opportunities, catalyzing conversations, and advocating for researchers.
The Office for Innovation assists ECoS scientists in matching research with corporate interests to advance innovation and societal impact.
Lab Bench to Commercialization Grant Program
The Eberly College of Science is committed to fostering technology development and bringing academic research to the marketplace. The Lab Bench to Commercialization (LB2C) Grant Program is a source of competitive funds for researchers with official appointments in the College of Science.
Read about the innovations that have been funded by the Lab Bench to Commercialization Grant program.
Learn about the latest opportunities to engage with industry.