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Technology Development

Technology Development Flow Chart (provided by the University of Toledo, Office of Research and Development)

The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) focuses on teaching, research, and service with a large emphasis on preparing Northeast Louisiana for enhanced productive lives. In order to accomplish this, ULM's faculty and staff integrate these functions. Additionally, the research performed within ULM produces invention disclosures, patent filings, and licensing opportunities.

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (OSPR) is here to assist ULM's faculty and staff with the administration and transfer of technologies to the community. If you think you created a new invention, please complete the invention disclosure form on the forms page and submit it to OSPR promptly.

The patent process requires accurate laboratory notebooks and institutional administration, so be sure you remember to follow the best practices of: