Yale innovation has the potential to change the world. An ambitious initiative launched by Yale University in 2022, Yale Ventures seeks to foster and accelerate a vibrant entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem that increases support, resources, and opportunities for Yale innovators—faculty and students—as they translate their ideas and discoveries into new ventures that will positively impact the world’s greatest challenges.
Yale Ventures helps develop innovations that impact the world’s greatest challenges.
What we do
Innovation Training & Startups: Yale Ventures oversees a range of Yale resources including accelerators, innovation centers, and industry mentors that support Yale faculty and students develop their ideas into new ventures.
IP & Licensing Services: Yale Ventures is responsible for Yale’s technology transfer office, protecting and licensing the intellectual property developed at Yale, and helping to bring breakthroughs to market as products and services that can make a difference in the world, with hands-on business development, intellectual property, and licensing services.
Innovation Community: As the home for Yale’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, Yale Ventures takes the lead on connecting and promoting the people, the spaces, and the sources of capital that make up our community—at Yale, in New Haven, and beyond.
Corporate Strategy & Engagement: Yale Ventures leads the University’s approach to corporate engagement, working to develop private and industry sector partnerships and collaborations to support Yale research.