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Corridor briefs Corridor Universities Rank High for Research and Commercialization and Innovation The three Corridor universities – the University The ranking is based on the institute’s University Technology Transfer and of Central Florida (UCF), the University of South Commercial Index, which used four-year averages for four key indicators of Florida (USF) and the University of Florida (UF) – success: patents issued, licenses issued, licensing income and startups formed. are drawing attention as they surpass some of the world’s top research universities in bringing In a similar report released by the National Academy of Inventors and the ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace. Intellectual Property Owners Association, the three universities individually ranked among the top 50 worldwide that were granted U.S. patents in 2016. The universities, which place an emphasis on commercializing their research, all ranked The list, which is based on data from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, among the top 25 universities in the country for placed USF 11th, UF 18th and UCF 41st. technology transfer, according to a 2017 report by the Milken Institute, a nonpartisan economic For the fifth year in a row, the three universities, combined, beat the patent think tank. Among all research universities portfolios of established university groups in North Carolina’s Research nationwide, UF ranked third, USF ranked 19th Triangle and the Silicon Hills region in Texas. Corridor universities received and UCF ranked 22nd, placing them alongside 261 patents. The Silicon Hills universities (the University of Texas system, Rice notable universities such as Stanford, Cal Tech, University and Texas A&M University) earned 234 and Research Triangle MIT and the University of Texas system. universities (Duke University, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina) were granted 152 patents. If You Can Invent a Cure for Cancer We Can Patent It. Protect your next brainstorm with the brain trust of an Intellectual Property law firm. Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist, P.A., established in 1972, has pro XYH[[XYوY[&HܚY[[YX\[]XY\YH\X][ۈو][Y[X\\YX[[[[[Y[X[ۋYHXܙ]X[ۈ[[Z\\]][ۈ]Y][ۈ܈ HYX\˂QI\\Y[[K]]YK][ۘ[H[[\][ۘ[K۝XQI^H܈\\[ܛX][ۋ˘YY˘B[܈H]]O•H[ݚYHHHXYKH]H\[ܙH[\][ ]ZH[\KHݚYHH[[Hق\X\[HYY[H\]H܈[\\[\ˈXXYX\H[\YۚYX[\\\Y[YH[[\ݙH\Y\YY]HYYوBܚYH\[\[][]K]\[[H\[\[[X[]K܈[ܙH[ܛX][ۈ\]ZKY[\KKXۛZX˂L MZH[\Hܜܘ][ۈ MN H LMܚYKQ P M”][Y[X\\Y]Y][