Harvard University Office of Technology Development

Advancing New Therapies

A synthetic molecule developed with support from the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator halts the growth of acute myeloid leukemia

Matthew Shair

A team of researchers led by Matthew Shair, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, is making inroads against cancer. X

Meeting the Energy Challenge

Harvard materials scientists and chemists develop a rechargeable battery to power a home from rooftop solar panels

Greener, Cleaner, Safer

"This is chemistry I'd be happy to put in my basement," says Michael J. Aziz, Gene and Tracy Sykes Professor of Materials and Energy Technologies. X

Bridging the Development Gap

Twelve advanced research projects aimed at developing new therapies and diagnostics receive support from the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator

Promising Research

The 12 projects receiving Accelerator funding reflect the diversity of translational biomedical research at the University. X

Enabling a Wave of Tech Startups

"The Accelerator bridges the gap between an academic research project and what's required for a startup to successfully raise capital."

Robert D. Howe

Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences X

Catalyzing Entrepreneurship

OTD welcomes new HBS Blavatnik Fellows in Life Science Entrepreneurship

2015-16 Blavatnik Fellows

Meet the entrepreneurs who will advance Harvard life science technologies X

Connecting Innovators with Industry


Faculty, Inventors

1. Protect Your Discovery
The first step in realizing the value of your innovation
2. Fund Your Research
Propel your innovation toward commercial maturity
3. Commercialize Your Invention
License your invention or start a new company
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  • 2,850+ reports of innovation
  • 540+ Issued Patents
  • 84+ new companies launched
  • 300+ major IP licensing deals
  • $253M+ in industry-sponsored funding
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Investors, Entrepreneurs

1. Gain Access
Plug into Harvard's innovators and innovations
2. License Technologies
Source technologies with commercial potential and reduced business risk
3. Catalyze a Startup
Invest in breakthrough innovation
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