Technology Transfer at SDSU

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Technology transfer is the movement of innovative research ideas from the lab into the public sphere. At universities, the goal of tech transfer is to implement technology and creative works to maximize public benefit. At San Diego State University, the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) strives to deploy the products of research to improve society and bolster the San Diego regional economy.

Technology Transfer: Innovation Starts Here!

Disclose a new invention or creative work to the TTO Inventor Portal here. Enter your login information or click "Request Account" if this is your first invention disclosure.

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Questions about technology transfer? Want to learn more about inventions at San Diego State University? Want to support SDSU faculty startups? Interested in licensing SDSU creative works? Contact the TTO. 

Tommy Martindale, Director
 (619) 594-0791 

Kyle Welch, Licensing Manager 
 (619) 594-3336


Research Happening at SDSU

Satellite in space

Material Engineering in the Final Frontier

SDSU engineer Randall German is sending experiments to the International Space Station to improve fabrication techniques in space.

Two hands performing sign language

Spoken and Signed Language processed similarly by the brain

A new study finds that ASL users and English speakers show nearly identical brain patterns when producing complex phrases.

People on a raft in the San Diego River

Stewards of the San Diego River

SDSU researchers are teaming up to protect the health of the river and mitigate flooding.