This statistical progress report illustrates the work of academic transfer offices and their benefit to our communities through innovative technologies, products and resulting startup companies.
Highlights from the 2011 U.S. Licensing Activity SurveyTM include:
591 new commercial products launched
671 startup companies formed based on university technology, 487 of which had their primary place of business in the licensing institution's home state
4,899 licenses were executed
21,856 disclosures received
3,927 startups still operating as of the end of 2011