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Faculty Entrepreneurship

Translate faculty research discoveries into marketable solutions

Members of the Duke Engineering faculty have launched more than 50 spin-off companies based on faculty research.

For more details about faculty startups, including company summaries and links, visit Duke Engineering Entrepreneurship, engen.duke.edu.

Resources for Faculty Entrepreneurs

To accelerate the path from discovery to market, our faculty has access to:

  • The BRiDGE, a business incubator that is home to Duke-affiliated startups
  • FastTrack, an accelerator program that provides full-time engineering support to develop and commercialize medical devices
  • An Entrepreneurship Workshop Series that brings in experts for full-day sessions
  • One-on-one consultation with a team of experienced entrepreneurs

 

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Faculty Innovation by the Numbers

In fiscal 2020:

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132

Invention Disclosures

 

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42

Sponsored Research Agreements with 29 industry partners

(fiscal 2019)

 

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37

Patents Issued

 

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17

New license agreements

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