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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. The University of Houston system is in the Top 100 Global Universities for granted U.S. utility patents and #1 in licensing income among U.S. public universities without a medical school.

License UH Intellectual Property

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:

 

Engage a Consortium

UH supports consortia across wide-ranging fields of research. These groups are prepared to take on projects sponsored by industry partners. 

Sponsor Student Research

Research First Look showcases the university's top talent and industry-focused projects. Our student investigators collaborate with industry to access key data and share findings as they tackle some of the most important issues in a variety of different fields.