Brigham Young University is a private research university. BYU offers a variety of academic programs, including liberal arts, engineering, agriculture, management, physical and mathematical sciences, nursing, and law. The university is broadly organized into 11 colleges or schools at its main Provo campus. BYU is listed as a R2 research university.
With perennial top-ten grad and undergrad programs, the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (CET) creates a supportive, nurturing environment for all BYU students interested in starting and growing tech and scalable ventures. With a nationally ranked and recognized entrepreneurship program, the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at BYU’s vision is to “be the global leader in successful, campus-inspired entrepreneurial ventures.” This vision is realized through a variety of events and activities including a world-class Venture Mentoring Services program and the largest, private student startup competition in the nation. The center is also home to the first-ever International Business Model Competition.
BYU Technology Transfer protects and commercializes technologies invented at Brigham Young University. The office provides expertise in business relationships, negotiations, protection of intellectual property, marketing, license agreements, contracts, and entrepreneurship. The primary purpose of the Technology Transfer Office is to facilitate the transfer of university-developed technologies to the marketplace. The office does this by protecting BYU intellectual property (usually through patents), and by subsequently licensing the protected intellectual properties to companies outside the university.< Back to All Articles