Intellectual Property Technology Licensing Organization (TLO)

Tohoku University has a general agreement with Tohoku Techno Arch Co., Ltd. (wide-area TLO), an experienced technology transfer expert company, and facilitates active exploitations of its intellectual properties.

Tohoku University has a general agreement with Tohoku Techno Arch Co., Ltd. (wide-area TLO), an experienced technology transfer expert company, and facilitates active exploitations of its intellectual properties.

Our university generally uses Tohoku Techno Arch Co., Ltd. to license out its intellectual properties to industry partners. Intellectual properties subject of licensing are patents, computer programs and databases, research materials, and knowhow etc. (i.e. those listed in our university's Invention Regulations.).

Tohoku Techno Arch Co., Ltd. secures incentives for our inventors, negotiates technology transfer agreements with industry partners, and collects license fees for our university.