EKU, UK announce partnership to cooperate on technology commercialization programs

Although Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky were opponents on the football field Saturday, two days later the two institutions announced a partnership aimed at growing the state’s economy, with research and intellectual property being the driving forces. EKU’s Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET), headed by Tom Martin, and UK’s Office...

UKAccel entrepreneur program graduates first class at Gatton College of Business

The University of Kentucky Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) and UK’s Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) held the first Demo Day at the Gatton College of Business and Economics with graduates from the UKAccel Program. The UKAccel program, which is managed by OTC and VACE, offers a professional development and experiential learning opportunity to UK researchers interested...

UK among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2016

By Jenny Wells Special to KyForward The University of Kentucky is listed in the new report Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2016. The report, which is published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), utilizes data acquired from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to highlight the important role patents play in...