Research with Industry

Ready for Collaboration

CWRU works to create and strengthen relationships among the university and corporations locally and worldwide. Along with our Corporate Relations and Technology Transfer offices, we are committed to meeting the interests, needs and aspirations of the CWRU research community and our corporate partners.

Some recent highlights include:

  • 270+ recent industry partners, from Fortune 500 companies to recent start-ups
  • $67,000,000+ in industry awards over the last five fiscal years
  • $400,000,000+ in research at CWRU each year
  • 200+ licensing opportunities available
  • 100+ core facilities and service centers
  • 100+ patents filed and an average of 40 issued US patents each year
  • About half of our annual patent investment is reimbursed by active commercialization partners
  • Recognized in 2013 in Crain's Cleveland Business Patent Power Rankings for the Most Company Patents in Northeast Ohio
  • Almost 50 companies launched since 2001, who have raised more than $200 million in follow-on funding and acquisitions


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