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welcomeTechnology Transfer is the process of moving research results from the laboratory to the marketplace. The Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (OIPTT) and the Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. (ISURF) work in concert to facilitate and enhance the inventive and creative works of Iowa State University's employees and students, and to transfer these works for the benefit of society.

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Recently Issued Patents Available to License:

  • US Patent No. 8,927,024, "Antimicrobial Polyanhydride Nanoparticles", issued January 6, 2015. Information on ISURF Technology #3729 is available here.

  • US Patent No. 8,856,939, "Cloaking with Footprints to Provide Location Privacy Protection in Location-Based Services", issued October 7, 2014. Information on ISURF Technology #3620 is available here.

  • US Patent No. 8,849,626, "Semantic Translation of Stateflow Diagrams into Input/Output Extended Finite Automata and Automated Test Generation for Simulink/Stateflow Diagrams", issued September 30, 2014. Information on ISURF Technology #3739 is available here.

  • US Patent No. 8,828,705, "Magnetic Mesoporous Material for the Sequestration of Algae", issued September 9, 2014.  Information on ISURF Technology #3784 is available here.

  • US Patent No. 8,824,672, "Reconfigurable Block Encryption Logic", issued September 2, 2014. Information on ISURF Technology #3404 is available here.

ISURF reinvests in Iowa State University research.  Over the last ten years, ISURF returned over $55 million to inventors, colleges, and research centers and established a Research and Economic Opportunities Fund in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. Click here for ISURF's annual report. 

ISURF is collaborating with the Department of Energy to promote Ames Laboratory technologies on the  Energy Innovation Portal.

 Patent Reform. A summary from the United States Patent and Trademark Office with the effective dates for the different provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ("AIA"), H.R. 1249   can be found here.  For an outline of the AIA click here and for the full version of the AIA click here.

ISU’s BioCentury Research Farm - ISURF’s licensee, Argo Genesis Chemical, LLC, starts construction on a biopolymers pilot plant.

 Learn more about a continuous biometric authentication using keystrokes.  For licensing information, contact Craig Forney.

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