About KCV’s Commercialization Program
KCV's commercialization program is a dedicated resource for faculty, staff and students at partner universities and colleges that will help move great ideas and research to products on the market for public benefit.
The Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC) has partnered with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, University of Kentucky, and the University of Louisville to lead the development of this statewide collaboration.
Participating institutions in this technology transfer initiative include:
For questions about the commercialization process and how KCV can help you, email KCV@KSTC.com.
When to disclose an idea to KCV:
Idea reduced to practice
Before discussing your idea with anyone unless under a confidentiality agreement
Before public disclosure through paper or presentation
On a per-project opt-in basis
The downloadable Idea Disclosure Form is for use by faculty, staff and students of KCV partner universities and colleges.
Other KCV services
Patent landscape search and assessment
Industry-sponsored research opportunities
Subject matter expert matching
Statewide cooperation on new opportunities, such as the National Institutes of Health’s Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) grant award that will bring $6.6 million for early-stage health technology investments through the KYNETIC initiative. Learn more here.