For Industry

The Office of Technology Development will assign a staff member to be your dedicated point-of-contact for all of your needs. We share a love and respect for science and technology and have first-hand knowledge of the needs of industry and investment partners. 

WMed Advantages

  • Flexible: As a private institution WMed can tailor licensing and sponsored research agreements to meet the needs of any partner
  • Industry expertise: The Office of Technology Development engages external industry, investment partners, and legal experts, early in the IP evaluation process
  • Responsive: A designated OTD staff member will work closely with you
  • Biomedical focus: This is all we do and we do it well
  • Motivated: We understand that IP benefits no one until it is commercialized
  • Global: We work effectively with new or existing companies whether they are local or international
  • Visible: The Office of Technology Development's mission is supported by the WMed faculty and administration
  • Collaborative: From customized agreements to requests for additional data, we seek win-win partnerships
  • Growth: Part of a flourishing entrepreneurial climate in the Kalamazoo area