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LINK + LICENSE + LAUNCH

A team dedicated to supporting all aspects of corporate partnerships from research collaborations, to corporate giving, to technology commercialization and start-ups. We are a one stop shop for industry from discovery to market.

Brandy Salmon at an industry roundtable

Together, our team ensures breakthroughs break through

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Center for Advancing Partnerships

Serves as a gateway to the university to support holistic, strategic industry partnerships. We deliver market-driven sensibility and expertise.

New Home, New Vision for the Future 

Come visit us on campus this fall at the Holtzman Alumni Center

Faculty—Learn how LICENSE + LAUNCH can help take your inventions from discovery to market. Drop-in during Office Hours this fall.
Corporate and Foundation partners—We can’t lie, we have missed seeing you on campus! Come visit us during our Open Houses this fall.

FEATURED INITIATIVES

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Say hello to Virginia Tech inventors who are changing the world

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    X.J. Meng
    X.J. Meng

    Molecular virologist and one of the world’s leading scientists studying public health pathogen hepatitis E virus (HEV).

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    Webster L. Santos
    Webster L. Santos

    A member of the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery, Webster is a professor focusing on medicinal chemistry. He works on the development of drugs for the treatment of various disease states.

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    Robert Gourdie
    Robert Gourdie

    A serial entrepreneur and director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Center for Heart and Reparative Medicine Research, Rob’s work focuses on new strategies for healing the heart.

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    Rafael V. Davalos
    Rafael V. Davalos

    Biomedical engineer, prolific inventor and entrepreneur applies his expertise to bringing organs-on-chip, precision medicine, and cancer therapy technologies from bench to bedside.

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About LINK + LICENSE + LAUNCH

Our team offers a full continuum of services to the Virginia Tech community and industry to help partnerships grow and flourish and ensure the discoveries made at the university deliver economic and human impact. We enable platforms and projects large and small. From delivering on the goals of Virginia Tech’s new Innovation Campus, to be located in Alexandria Virginia, to nurturing Virginia Tech start-ups, we offer a full suite of services under one team.  Our three complementary centers help companies increase talent and research capabilities, commercialize ideas and discoveries, and create cycles of growth and opportunity to serve the VT community, commonwealth and beyond.