Washington State University is home to world-class research and commercialization activities. The breakthrough discoveries by our distinguished faculty and award-winning researchers deliver real impact in our local communities and across the globe. WSU is a research leader in disciplines ranging from agriculture, food processing and global animal health, to clean technologies, engineering, and information technology.
Through the Office of Intellectual Property Administration and the Washington State University Research Foundation, we partner with inventors, industry and the investment community to translate our research discoveries into innovations for the marketplace.
For inventors who need to protect their ideas, wish to license their inventions, or want to try their hand at entrepreneurship, the Office of Intellectual Property Administration (OIPA) can help you navigate the path from idea to market.