Office of Technology Transfer
The Office of Technology Transfer at the UC Merced Campus exists to:
- Guide the faculty and other researchers in the proper method of disclosure of inventions or discovery of intellectual property.
- Assist the faculty as required to create the disclosure or record of invention (ROI) statement, filing the ROI with the UCOP database, and conduct the contractual negotiations with industrial partners or venture capitalists.
- To act as the single conduit for the campus and reports to the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Dean of Graduate Studies.
- Interface with UCOP Office of IAS accounting staff to assist with financial record keeping, accounts receivable and accounts payable for tech transfer transactions.