Universities Continue to Increase Start-Ups and Commercialization of Research

Universities' activity in commercializing academic research continued to increase in the 2010 fiscal year, despite the sour economy. Institutions completed more licensing deals with companies than in the previous year while also forming more start-up companies and filing for more patents, according to newly released data from the Association of University Technology Managers.

In total, the 150 or so institutions responding to the annual survey reported licensing and related revenues