For Researchers

Are you a Notre Dame faculty member, student or staff with an innovation that may have commercial potential? We can help you every step of the way.

If you have any questions or would like to contact us, please contact Carrie Jennings.

Idea Hero

Cancer Research

Disclose an Invention

Complete and submit your invention disclosures online

Programs Services

Programs & Services

The IDEA Center offers a variety of services and resources for researchers at all stages of ideation

Rocket Ship


The Commercialization Engine funding program offers milestone-based funding to help develop and de-risk technologies

Innovation Park


Learn about Notre Dame's commercialization process and topics related to intellectual property and commercialization

Transfer Material

Transfer Material

If you are planning to send materials or data to a collaborator you will likely need to complete a Material Transfer Agreement

Confidentiality Agreement

Confidentiality Agreements

Learn how we can help facilitate discussions of confidential information without the risk of confidential information being revealed

Indiana Ctsi

Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Resources

Explore opportunities in early-stage translation guidance for drug and medical device researchers via the Indiana CTSI program