Startup Guide for Employee Inventors

Introducing the UCI:

Startup Guide for Employee Inventors

Startup Guide ImageApplied Innovation and the Office of Research, along with a number of other offices across campus, collaborated to develop this first version of the “Startup Guide for Employee Inventors.”  This guide provides the fundamental information you should be aware of if you are considering creating a company.

Startup Guide Highlights:

  • Campus contacts and resources
  • Key considerations when starting a company
  • Information on intellectual property and licensing

The Startup Guide reflects the first phase of a campus collaborative effort to encourage and facilitate innovation and entrepreneurship.

James W. Hicks
Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
Professor of Biology
Richard Sudek
Executive Director
Applied Innovation


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