Technology Transfer

Beginning the Process

Moving your discoveries to commercialization is an important benefit to society. Here is an outline of the steps required at Lifespan and at Brown University. Please feel free to contact J.J. Trey Crisco, PhD at Joseph_Crisco@brown.edu with any questions.

If you are a Lifespan employee:
  1. Complete disclosure and submit to the Office of Research Administration.
  2. Provide your contact information, title of invention and date of disclosure to J.J. Trey Crisco, PhD at Joseph_Crisco@brown.edu.
  3. Provide a list of companies to J.J. Trey Crisco, PhD at Joseph_Crisco@brown.edu you believe may have an interest in your technology.
If you are a Brown University employee:
  1. Contact Katie Gordon at Katherine_Gordon@brown.edu to determine the required steps.