- KSU-IC licenses intellectual property from K-State and major corporations, creating
start-up companies financed with more than $30 million in equity and grants over the
past nine years.
- KSU-IC licensing efforts have generated approximately $12 million in direct revenue
back to Kansas State University over the past 10 years.
- KSU-IC has created more than 170 jobs in the regional economy, with averaging salaries
of approximately $57,000 annually.
- Over the last 11 years, KSU-IC initiatives and client companies have generated an
inflow of about $165 million dollars into the Manhattan region through product and
service sales, investment capital, research funding from a variety of sources, royalties
on product sales and other payments from technology licenses.
- More than 1,000 patents were acquired via the nationally acclaimed Technology Acquisition,
Development and Commercialization program between 1998 and 2004. Currently, 51 percent
of this portfolio is licensed or sold, and global licensed product sales are more
than $45 million annually.
- In January 2008 the power of donated technologies became readily apparent with the
51 percent acquisition of NutriJoy Inc. by Coca-Cola Co. This acquisition gave Coca-Cola
its first corporate operating presence in the state of Kansas.