TVO consults with BIDMC innovators on intellectual property, technology development, startup companies, and industry collaborations.
TVO evaluates, patents, markets, and licenses BIDMC faculty inventions.
TVO manages patent prosecution, and negotiates a wide variety of agreements.
TVO distributes royalty income derived from technology transfer according to BIDMC policy.
What You Need to Know
Material Transfer Agreements
If you are interested in “Borrowing” or “Lending” materials from/to another academic institution or company, you will need a material transfer agreement (MTA) for the protection of the intellectual property and publishing rights.Learn More
Invention Disclosure Form
Do you have an idea you think might be patentable or has commercial value? Please contact TVO and complete the Invention Disclosure Form before you publish anything about your idea.Learn More