About TTO


USF was ranked in the Top 20 of American Universities for technology transfer by the prestigious Milken Institute. USF ranks 8th in the nation among public universities, and 15th worldwide for granted U.S. patents among all universities according to the Intellectual Property Owners Association/NAI (2020). USF has ranked in the top 10 among public universities for U.S. patents granted for the ninth consecutive year. The university had 98 license and option agreements and 11 new startup companies in FY 2021. TTO endeavors to educate and promote innovation, the result of which is products, jobs and technologies utilized in the public interest.


Our mission is to seamlessly turn ground-breaking research into real-world solutions.


We envision a future where every technology is given the opportunity to make a global impact.








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