The University of Kentucky is one of a few public institutions in the country with a top medical center and colleges of agriculture, engineering, medicine, and pharmacy on a single campus.
UK’s patent portfolio reflects a strong and diverse research enterprise in drug development and design, plant biotech and equine health, as well as innovative materials for medical devices, implants and drug delivery systems. Emerging technologies include renewable fuels and plant-based alternatives for industrial manufacturing.
The Office for Commercialization & Economic Development (UKCED) manages UK’s intellectual property assets, evaluates the commercial potential of promising technologies for development and licensing, and facilitates connections with UK research faculty and staff.
For more information, please visit the UK website for Commercialization and Economic Development.