Technology transfer software for research commercialization

A central hub, made and perfected by your peers

Cayuse Inventions

Inventions is a cloud-based enterprise platform that facilitates an organized and effective lab to market operation. Built from user experience from your peers at Ohio State, Duke, Washington University, St. Louis, and others and designed for data transparency and integrity, Cayuse streamlines access to information and enhances collaboration across the commercialization value chain.

From the Cayuse Research Suite to iEdison and AUTM reporting, Inventions technology transfer software connects your team and integrates your research commercialization workflow. Online IDF capture, docketing interface, legal portal, built-in CRM and compliance tracking give you the tools you need to move innovation from lab to market.

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See how easy it can be to navigate and visualize your portfolio including centralized, detailed histories of inventions. You’ll also see the marketing and finance tools included to help you scale quickly.

Customer Spotlight

See how Duke University is now 2x more efficient and enabled improved processes across campus with our technology transfer software

Duke University

“Cayuse Inventions has become the center of the universe for everyone involved in Tech Transfer at Duke.”

Robin Rasor
Executive Director of Duke’s Licensing and Ventures

Inventions adds value by adding the following to institutions

Optimizing the path to market for research created intellectual property

Minimizing non-compliance and Improving funding potential

Improving the experience for and enabling accessibility to all stakeholders

Central hub for addressing commercialization challenges

Tech Centralization Office - Tech Transfer

Cayuse Inventions reimagines collaboration between all involved in research commercialization and provides key metrics for tracking progress from the lab to licensing.

Technology transfer timeline

It accomplishes this with these key features:


  • Agreement/receivables management
  • CDA / MTA Management
  • On-line disclosure and agreement request
  • Royalty distributions (w/ fees and cost recovery)
  • Patent management workflow
  • COI, IRB collaboration

Manage> License

  • Built-in Marketing Platform
  • Internal and external notification system
  • Deal-flow and Start-up Pipelines
  • In-platform invoicing
  • Robust reporting for all departments/stakeholders
  • iEdison reporting

Improve efficiency and transparency

Holistic search and customizable dashboards eliminate the need for spreadsheets, other software and supplementary IT staff to manage data and produce reports. Integrated financials track patent expense and billing with accuracy for better fiscal management. Cohesive CRM module allows seamless marketing of assets.

Cayuse Inventions reports

Connected to the Cayuse Research Suite

Cayuse Inventions is connected to the research suite

Inventions tech transfer software is connected to our globally available cloud research suite which improves interoffice communication, collaboration and reporting. Providing valuable insights and accessibility to other departments within your institution such as the office of sponsored research will now be able to see Patents attached to a project directly within Cayuse Sponsored Projects.

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