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Create a Startup Company

The Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures is the hub for all NC State startups based on university intellectual property. New Ventures provides the one-stop shop for a full suite of programs, resources and partners to support the launch and growth of university startups.

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Research and Innovation

File an Invention Disclosure

An Invention Disclosure Form (IDF) is a written description of your invention or development submitted to the NC State Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures. The IDF should list all collaborating sources of support and include all of the information necessary to begin pursuing protection, marketing, and commercialization activities.

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Research and Innovation

Protect Your Invention

Learn more about submitting an invention, software, copyright, tangible research material or plant disclosure. An Innovator's Portal helps you file an invention disclosure to help the Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures evaluate the research and its potential for commercialization. An Inventor's Guide answers FAQs posed to the office, and policies and forms guide you through the commercialization process.

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Research and Innovation

Resources for Inventors

Available resources for inventors include disclosure forms, template agreements, confidentiality and material transfer agreements, a patent agreement and consulting policies.

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Research and Innovation