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Office for Technology Licensing and Industry Collaboration Records

Call Number: UA060

Scope and Contents

This collection contains annual reports and patents maintained by the Office of Technology and Industry Collaboration.


  • Creation: 1987 -- 2014


Language of Materials






This collection is open for research. This collection may require review before it is available for use. Please contact DCA for further details.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Copyright to all materials created by Tufts University employees in the course of their work is held by the Trustees of Tufts University.

Biographical / Historical

The Office for Technology and Industry Collaboration was established in 2000 to handle intellectual property issues across all divisions of the university. The office is located on the Boston campus.

The Office for Technology Licensing and Industry Collaboration (OTL and IC) is responsible for facilitating the transfer of Tufts technology for public use and benefit. OTL and IC evaluates, obtains proprietary protection for, and assists in the distribution of technology for research and commercial purposes. OTL and IC is responsible for transferring technology for commercial development by identifying potential markets and negotiating license agreements with industry partners, be they large or start-up companies.


7.45 Linear Feet (7 boxes)


This collection is organized into three series: Annual reports; Patent files; and Unprocessed accessions.

Processing status

[to be updated after 2019 accession. Add: UA143 was merged into this record, duplicate collection record containing only series 3, unprocessed accessions, created in error]

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States