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Connect

All great ideas start with a question. We've got resources and experts to help you get to the answers.

Part of the rich ecosystem for entrepreneurs in Northeast Ohio, Case Western Reserve is committed to helping you connect with the people and resources that can move an idea into reality or prototype to product. From business plans to intellectual property, we’re here to help.

CWRU LaunchNET
This team provides free, confidential services to help students and alumni navigate every part of the entrepreneurial process.

More than 500 Case Western Reserve students and alumni have been supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation's LaunchNET. 

Find out more about LaunchNET.

IP Venture Clinic
With faculty supervision, our law students assist emerging entrepreneurs with patents and other intellectual property issues.

Created to provided low-cost or no-cost legal services for student entrepreneurs and others starting businesses, the IP Venture Clinic can give a cash-strapped startup the boost needed to get a project launched. 

Get more info on the IP Venture Clinic.

Technology Transfer
The university stands ready to help you discover whether that academic breakthrough has commercial application—and how best to pursue its possibilities.

The staff at Case Western Reserve's Technology Transfer Office provide business, legal, technical, scientific and venture capital experience for discoveries made by our faculty, researchers and students.

Learn more about the Technology Transfer Office.

Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership
Research teams at Case Western Reserve can receive direct funding and support services.

The Translational Research Partnership between the university and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation invests $1 million each year to help clinicians and biomedical engineers develop ideas that will impact patient care. Grants to the teams support preparing projects for commercialization. 

Find out more about the Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership.