Kelly Sexton, Ph.D. named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Technology Commercialization and New Ventures

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Awards Announced

Established in 2010 by NC State with the support of Chancellor William R. (Randy) Woodson, the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) awards up to $75,000 to support short-term commercially-focused research aimed at commercialization.

This is the sixth year of the CIF. Over its first five years, the fund awarded $1.9 million to 28 projects. That investment in NC State innovation has led to the creation of 10 startup companies, 14 commercialization agreements, $9.9 million in follow-on funding to support further development and $983,000 in licensing revenue.

The CIF is managed by the Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures, which works alongside university inventors to commercialize NC State innovations. Read More