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Office of Technology Transfer & Business Development

Our Mission

To provide technology transfer expertise and management to connect innovative research with commercial partners, in support of Jefferson’s mission to educate healthcare professionals and discover knowledge.

The Office of Technology Transfer and Business Development (OTT) is a business unit of Thomas Jefferson University that manages the intellectual property assets of Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) and their affiliates through marketing and licensing technologies and know-how, aligning and partnering Jefferson’s expertise and knowledge with industry, managing biological Material Transfer Agreements (MTA), managing non-clinical trial-related Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDA), collecting and distributing license income, implementing license agreements, and monitoring licensee commercialization activities.

Welcome to the OTT Website! Please visit often and we hope to have the opportunity to work with you soon!

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Upcoming Events


Louis Berneman, EdD, CLP, Founding Partner of Osage University Partners will present "VC 101: A Primer on Venture Capital."

Friday, April 25, 12pm in Hamilton 505

Lunch will immediately follow the presentation.

RSVP to Mark Collins (



Every Friday at 8:30-10am
JAH Au Bon Pain (Mezzanine)

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