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Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF)

CURF is a nonprofit corporation that facilitates the transfer of Clemson University’s intellectual property to the private sector for commercial development and societal benefit. The mission of CURF is to commercialize the intellectual property of Clemson University through technology transfer, licensing agreements and new venture formations.

CURF works directly with the Clemson University research community, including the bioengineering department faculty, students and staff, to foster invention, to manage intellectual property created from research, and to promote Clemson technology to industry members in order to bridge the emerging bioengineering innovations to the marketplace. CURF also acts as a resource to industry to identify and license new innovations, to access Clemson University research resources, and to support start-up activities.

To learn more about CURF services and to view current technologies available for license, visit