Fostering Innovation to Power Arkansas Healthcare
As the technology transfer office of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, BioVentures supports researchers and healthcare startups, driving innovation for a better healthcare future in Arkansas.
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UAMS Technology Transfer Office

Linking research minds with global markets

BioVentures, as the technology transfer office of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), is responsible for managing the intellectual property generated at the institution. Our team, made up of experts in licensing, business development, healthcare sciences, and legal matters, assists inventors and startups in commercializing their technology, thereby contributing to regional economic and social development.

Disclose Invention

Submit your invention disclosure here and initiate the journey towards commercialization

Inventor's Hub

Learn how to obtain a patent, policies and procedures, and other important details for inventors.

Browse Technology

Browse through our intellectual property portfolio and discover the available technology.


Access programs and resources offered for the Arkansas healthcare innovation ecosystem.

BioVentures Services

Intellectual Property Management

Identification, protection, and management of intellectual property (IP) generated from research activities. This includes patent filing and maintenance, copyright registration, and trademark protection.


Development of licensing strategies, negotiation of licensing agreements, and oversight of existing agreements to ensure compliance and manage royalties.


Assistance in the development of commercialization strategies for new technologies, including market analysis and business model development. 

Startup Support and Incubation

Providing support for new business creation, including entrepreneurial guidance, access to incubator space, and connecting to potential investors. 

Funding and Grants

Assistance in identifying and applying for grants and other funding sources to support the development and commercialization of technologies.

Industry Partnerships

Building and managing relationships with industry partners to facilitate research collaborations, co-development projects, and technology licensing. 

Compliance and Regulatory Guidance

Ensuring that technology development and commercialization activities comply with relevant laws, regulations, and institutional policies. 

Educational Programs

Programs for UAMS faculty, trainees, and staff on the IP process, commercialization options, and entrepreneurship.

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