Office of Innovation and Commercialization
2425 Campus Road, Sinclair 10
Honolulu, Hawai’i 96822
Phone: (808) 956-9024
Fax: (808) 956-9150
oic@hawaii.edu

About OIC

The University of Hawai‘i (UH) Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) bridges UH and the community by building partnerships and opportunities around transformative innovation and entrepreneurship. The Office of Technology Transfer and the Office of Indigenous Innovation is housed under OIC.

Vision

Hawai‘i innovations making a global impact.

Mission

Inspire and support University of Hawai‘i innovators and entrepreneurs by advancing discoveries that impact local and global communities.

Services & Programs

OIC manages, protects, markets and commercializes UH intellectual property (IP), discoveries and technology assets developed across its 10 campuses statewide. OIC programs and staff provide wrap-around services to support:

Innovators:

UH faculty, staff and students in navigating innovation and entrepreneurial pathways from ideation to commercialization.

Industry:

Licensing and other opportunities in connecting to our world-class research and technologies.

 
 

Highlights

$10.4M

Revenue Generated

140+

Startups Supported

410

Inventions Disclosed

68

Patents Issued

80+

License Agreements

126

Jobs Created

Cumulative from 2014-2021