About Innovation Ventures

Researchers and clinicians at Cincinnati Children’s innovate every day. The Innovation Ventures Team plays a key role in facilitating the translation of discoveries into improved clinical care for children. Our office is responsible for advancing discoveries from the bench to the bedside. The Innovation Ventures Team protects our innovations through patents; assists in further developing technologies through commercially-driven funding and research partnerships; and delivers products to the market through licensing and the creation of start-up companies. The Innovation Ventures Team also encourages our researchers and clinicians to collaborate and share the results of their work with other institutions through the use of confidentiality agreements and material transfer agreements.

Here are some key results over the past decade:

  • 1,100+ disclosures
  • 1,000+ patent applications filed
  • 300+ patents issued
  • 190 licenses executed
  • 5,500+ IP agreements executed
  • 12 start-up companies formed
  • 52 products on the market
  • $70MM+ in revenue received