For Inventors and Creators
Have you discovered something that you think might be patentable or otherwise protectable? It could be an apparatus, process or composition of matter that is useful and unique. If you have, contact our office or complete an invention disclosure form. We are here to advise and assist you.
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K-State has an active program to facilitate technology licensing and transfer (commercialization) of intellectual property developed by University faculty. This process is facilitated through a partnership between Kansas State University Research Foundation and the Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization (KSU-IC). The Research Foundation has the responsibility for managing the intellectual property portfolio of the University with KSU-IC serving as the Research Foundation's commercialization agent. More...
News and Events
K-State Inventors Recognized (K-State Today, April 26, 2017)
College of Veterinary Medicine Presents Research Excellence Award to Ying Fang (K-State Today, April 11, 2017)
Engineer Patents Waterlike Polymer to Create High-temperature Ceramics (K-State Today, March 30, 2017)
Professor's Work on Reducing Soil Evaporation Earns Prestigious NSF CAREER Award (K-State Today, March 6, 2017)
Urban Air Quality, Ozone Control Focus of University's Latest NSF CAREER Award Winner (K-State Today, February 14, 2017)
Physicists Patent Detonation Technique to Mass-produce Graphene (K-State Today, January 25, 2017)
Cost-saving, Longer-lasting Biodegradable Adhesive Patented by Kansas State University (K-State Today, January 10, 2017)
Kansas State University Scientists Using Air Bubbles to Improve Dairy Products (K-State Today, December 8, 2016)
Kansas State University Scientists Gain Upper Hand on Devastating Wheat Scab Disease (K-State Today, November 1, 2016)
Growing Gold: Researchers Develop Gold Nanowires for Biomedical Procedures (K-State Today, October 19, 2016)
Environmentally Friendly Invention may Save Soybean Industry Millions of Dollars per Year (K-State Today, October 12, 2016)
Vaccine may Help Diseases in Animals, People Meet their Match (K-State Today, October 4, 2016)
Cruise Ships, Schools may Become Safer from Certain Viruses Because of Kansas State University Patent (K-State Today, September 12, 2016)
Kansas State University, Catalyst Power Tech Researchers Invent Novel Materials for Better Batteries (K-State Today, August 22, 2016)
Kansas State University Researcher Develops Industry Standard for Concrete Railroad Ties (K-State Today, August 9, 2016)
- "The Art of Drafting a Patent Application: Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty": Speaker: Patent Attorney Gregory J. Skoch, Hovey Williams LLP, Date: September 20, 2013