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Office of Technology Development

The Office of Technology Development are working remotely, but staff remain available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The best way to contact us is via email at technologydevelopment@iit.edu

The Office of Technology Development (OTD) supports IIT policies by encouraging invention and rewarding inventors, and ensures protection and control of inventions. This office will streamline the efforts of Illinois Tech to promote research faculty interactions with established companies and new ventures, and will assist in bringing intellectual property (IP) research outcomes to the marketplace for public use and benefit.

Technologies Available for Licensing - This links to non-confidential summaries of IIT owned inventions.

Illinois Tech Patent and Copyright Policy

Invention Disclosure Document - Contact OTD for instructions and additional information.

COVID-19 Invention InitiativeThis links to the initiative that fast-track IP protections and invention marketing, as well as offer time-limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free licenses to industries.

Contact Information

Scott Klapman, Manager
Technology Development
Phone: 312.567.6844
Email: sklapman@iit.edu