Office of Technology Transfer Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI)
Innovative discoveries that have the power to change lives only happen when the necessary resources are provided. The Technology Transfer Program Office offers that essential element of support that is the foundation of any successful patent.
Our mission is:
To identify and protect intellectual property rights covering discoveries and inventions arising during the course of research at CHRCO;
To identify appropriate commercial partners to market products covered by the intellectual property rights;
To create innovative partnerships with industry in order to further research activities;
To ensure compliance with federal regulation concerning intellectual property arising from federally funded research; and
To assist faculty and staff in all aspects of technology transfer activities.