As part of the Johns Hopkins University’s Innovation Ecosystem, APL through its the commercialization and technology transfer efforts seeks to:

  • transfer knowledge and technology responsibly and with speed, agility, and transparency
  • partner strategically with others to support research and development
  • discover technological advances throughout the world to help solve the nation’s most complex national security and space exploration challenges

To accomplish its goals, Tech Transfer employs a flexible set of technology transfer tools, including:

  • license agreements
  • cooperative research agreements
  • research funding agreements
  • partnerships with regional high-tech companies
  • new business start-ups