Facts and Figures

Tech Transfer FY 2022

Technology Transfer report details the growth and development throughout different areas.

USF Technology Transfer seamlessly turning ground-breaking research into real-world solutions.

U.S. Issued Patents

USF is 15th among American public research universities and 36th among all universities worldwide in generating new patents in CY 2022.  In Fiscal Year 2023, 76 new U.S. ​Patents were issued to USF.

Issued patents


USF had 227 new disclosures in FY 2023 and recently launched the Inventor Portal to make the disclosure process faster and easier for USF faculty, staff and students.

USF disclosures

License/ Options Agreements 

USF executed 53 license and option agreements in FY 2023.

License and Opportunities

Startup Companies

USF had 11 new startup companies in FY 2023, ranking USF in the top 15 percent nationally for facilitating University startups.

Startup Companies