Startup Support


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Yale Startup Guide

This guide is intended for Yale faculty, staff, and students interested in launching a startup company based on intellectual property that is owned by the University. It is a broad overview of the startup process and provides background on resources available for Yale entrepreneurs.

Yale Startup License

The Yale Office of Cooperative Research and the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute are continuing to expand programs and support for Yale entrepreneurs aiming to start companies based upon intellectual property coming from Yale research.  As part of this effort, Yale is pleased to offer a pre-negotiated Startup License. This license is intended to greatly speed up and streamline the licensing process.

I-Corps: National Science Foundation Commercialization Program

The National Science Foundation has started an entrepreneurial grant program called Innovation Corps (I-Corps) that prepares teams of researchers for transitioning their emerging technology concepts into valuable products and processes that benefit society. This is done through a FREE interactive 3-week program hoted by the New Englad I-Corps Node and Yale OCR. 16 inviduals/teams will be selected. If you would like to know more about applying for up to $50,000 I-Corps in NSF I-Corps grants and up to $1,500 to identify customer segments, please email

The 2020 - 2021 Blavatnik Fellowship at Yale

The Blavatnik Fellowship at Yale is designed to identify promising scientits and business people with a passion for biomedical entrepreneurship. There are four spots available, and this is a one-year fellowship. For more details, and to apply, to go: