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.
Hawai‘i innovations making a global impact.
Inspire and support University of Hawai‘i innovators and entrepreneurs by advancing discoveries that impact local and global communities.
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:
UH faculty, staff and students in navigating innovation and entrepreneurial pathways from ideation to commercialization.
Licensing and other opportunities in connecting to our world-class research and technologies.
Cumulative from 2014-2021