Lurie Children's and the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute nurture a culture of research, scholarship and education aimed at generating new knowledge and technologies that promote the health and well-being of children and their families. The inventions and discoveries made in our laboratories and clinics are to be used to benefit the public at large. To bridge the gap between discovery and useful products, Lurie Children's has established its Policy on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer.
Physicians and scientists who believe that they have made a patentable discovery can begin the process by submitting the invention disclosure form.
Lurie Children's has entered into a partnership with Northwestern University's Innovations and New Ventures Office (INVO). Together with INVO, Lurie Children's conducts faculty outreach to promote and protect intellectual property as well as license new technologies.
Additionally, please note that Lurie Children's and NU INVO use similar disclosure forms. The form can be found here and is to be used for all Lurie Children's inventions.