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Integrated Portable Pneumatically Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis

 

Below the knee muscle weakness, defined by weak dorsiflexor (shin) or plantarflexor (calf) muscle groups, can result from a variety of physical impairments or...

A Simple Ultra-Stable Stage with Built-in Fiduciary Markers for Fluorescence Nanoscopy

 

An improved microscope stage mount with built-in fiduciary markers is used for fluorescence microscopy, and comprises: (a) an optically-transparent glass plate...

Thermal Swing Adsorption Based on Electrical Properties of the Adsorbent

 

A method for indirectly monitoring and controlling an electrically resistive adsorption system. Adsorption of a predetermined adsorbate is conducted while...

Smartphone Biosensor

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a portable spectrometer cradle that can be attached to smartphones. The device uses the camera lens and...

Coherent Fiber Continuum Source Centered at 1040nm by In Situ Transform-Limited Pulse Compression

 

A method using standard, inexpensive components and software to generate ultra-short laser pulses of a quality currently available only from complex, costly...

Microvascular Networks and Composite Materials Using Sacrificial Fibers

 

This technology is a biologically inspired 3D microvascular networks within composite materials provide damage management and active temperature regulation. 

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Preparation of Degradable Silica-Drug Conjugated Nanoparticle with Monodisperse Particle Sizes

 

The invention provides a silica nanoparticle comprising a non-porous matrix of silicon-oxygen bonds, wherein the matrix comprises organic agents conjugated to...

Gene Cluster Capable of Enabling the Biosynthesis of the Antimicrobial Compound, Rhizocticin In Bacillus subtilis

 

Phosphonic and phosphinic acids are bioreactive compounds that have been used as antibiotics, antifungal agents, antimalarial drugs, and herbicides. Rhizocticins...

Creating Super-Resolution Images using Standard Photobleaching and Blinking Movies

 

Current super-resolution microscopy techniques require special laser setups and fluorescent molecules (such as PALM and STORM) that allow the fluorophores to be...

Automated Cancer Detection and Tissue Classification

 

This portfolio focuses on the automated detection of two prevalent types of cancer: breast and prostate. Both types of cancer are very prevalent, impacting many...

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About our Portfolio

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world-class research institution boasting a respected and accomplished faculty, high national rankings, state-of-the-art facilities, and a history of ground-breaking research.  The University's research budget is more than $600 million annually, placing it among the nation's top generators of innovation.

The Office of Technology Management's portfolio of licensable innovations represents the breadth and depth of the University's research enterprise.  

Ready-to-Sign Licensing Program

The goal of this program is to facilitate rapid licensing and the transfer of University intellectual property. Standard terms and conditions have already been determined for each of these technologies, as represented in the linked agreements which are are "ready-to-sign." The terms reflected in Ready-to-Sign agreements are only available to qualified parties who complete the required information, sign, and return the agreement without modification to the Office of Technology Management. 

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If you will be developing or producing Products that are covered by the RtS License in the state of Illinois, we will waive the 1st year fee. To qualify for this waiver, on Part 1 of the License indicate the Illinois address where you will be developing or making Products covered by the RtS License.