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.
We have created the Tech Transfer FAQ that answers many of the common questions you may have. In addition, you may find our "Intellectual Property Handbook: A Handbook for KSU Faculty and Researchers" a valuable resource for understanding the intellectual property policies and the technolgy transfer process. More...
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 (KSURF) and the Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization (KSU-IC). KSURF has the responsibility for managing the intellectual property portfolio of the University with KSU-IC serving as KSURF's commercialization agent. More...
News and Events
Researchers Showcase University Invention at Smithsonian Innovation Festival (K-State Today, October 2, 2015)
Kansas State University and PrecisionHawk Developing UAS App that Predicts Corn Production (K-State Today, September 16, 2015)
Kansas State University, TechAccel Ink Agreement for Insect-control Technology (K-State Today, September 9, 2015)
Kansas State University Posts Quality-focused Patent, Intellectual Property Portfolio (K-State Today, July 15, 2015)
Spotlight: Lithium-Based Rechargeable Batteries (Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center)
Patent Awarded to Kansas State University Preclinical Cancer Detection Test Platform (K-State Today, June 15, 2015)
Annelise Nguyen Makes Historic Trip to Vietnam to Promote K-State Admissions, Academic Research Collaborations (K-State Today, May 13, 2015)
Patented Compound Kills Various Human Pathogenic Fungi, May Improve Human Health (K-State Today, April 30, 2015)
Engineer Improves Rechargeable Batteries with MoS2 Nano 'sandwich' (K-State Today, April 16, 2015)
University Develops Detection Test for Subclinical Mastitis in Dairy Cows (K-State Today, March 19, 2015)
Patented Process Builds Better Semiconductors, Improves Electronic Devices (K-State Today, March 9, 2015)
Kansas State University Researchers Monitor for Next Novel Influenza Strain (K-State Today, March 3, 2015)
K-State Wheat Variety Remains No. 1 in Kansas (K-State Today, February 27, 2015)
China Names Chemistry Professor Accredited International Expert, Cancer Research Adviser (K-State Today, February 25, 2015)
New K-State Experimental Grain Sorghum Lines Show High Yield Potential (K-State Research and Extension News, February 12, 2015)
Engineer Receives NSF CAREER Award for Nanotechnology Research, Educational Outreach (K-State Today, January 27, 2015)
"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