For Inventors

About technology transfer

NAU researchers are continually generating new ideas and developing innovative solutions for solving real-world issues, from strengthening cybersecurity to advancing human robotics to creating new vaccines and biomedical assays.

Technology transfer is the process of transferring knowledge, discoveries, and innovations resulting from university research to the public realm through commercially viable technologies.

The NAU Innovations team is here to assist our inventors with patent filing, technology licensing, agreements, and partnering with industry.

Start the process by submitting an invention disclosure