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Culture of Innovation

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253 inventors from 56 University departments and units filed invention disclosures in fiscal year 2015. When measured against its peers, the University of Rochester is one of the most productive institutions in the nation in terms of royalty generation.

Rochester patents in the news

Clerio Vision licenses ground-breaking approach to vision correction developed by Huxlin, Knox and Ellis
Oct. 23, 2015

The influential patent that's driving anti-aging research
Sept. 15, 2015

Health Care Originals Uses Wearable Technology to Assist Asthma Sufferers
Aug. 29, 2015

URMC Start-up Takes Aim at Memory and Cognitive Problems
April 30, 2015

FDA Approves High-Tech Breast Imaging System
Feb. 4, 2015

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Ranked in royalties

In FY 2015, the University received $39.4 million in royalty revenues, ranked 12th in the nation.

151 invention disclosures filed by the University in FY 2015.

53 U.S. and 21 foreign patents granted to the University in FY 2015.