West Chester University offers Technology Transfer and Commercialization services for faculty, students and staff of the University through a cooperative effort with the State System office and the Penn State Research Foundation.
Technology transfer is the process of transferring scientific findings from one organization to another for the purpose of further development and commercialization. The process typically includes:
For more information, please visit the PASSHE Technology Transfer and Commercialization website.
If a WCU faculty member is funded by a federal agency, and that faculty member produces intellectual property from that project, they are obligated to inform the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, via an invention disclosure , and we will then inform the sponsoring agency within two months of that disclosure.
Visit the following website to learn more about Intellectual Property: