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A Perfect Partnership

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Patents Issued

Intellectual Property (IP) developed at the University of Houston lines up with Houston’s industry sectors. UH’s IP Portfolio includes more than 250 U.S. patents for developed technologies:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Biopharm
  • Energy
  • Medical Devices
  • Optics
  • Software


Technology Transfer

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Active Licenses

More than 80 industries every year engage with UH to license technology, to participate in university consortiums or think tanks, or to sponsor faculty or student research aimed at solving some of today’s industrial challenges.

  • #1 in licensing income among U.S. public universities without a medical school
  • List of Top 100 Global Universities for granted U.S. utility patents