Inventor Resources

University Resources:

Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs can help inventors identify, obtain, and manage research and other sponsored project funding.

Office of Industry Contracts

The Office of Industry Contracts (OIC) provides support to faculty, staff and students in their pursuit of research funding from private industry.

Office of Research Compliance

The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) facilitates University research, teaching, and public service programs by promoting a culture of compliance, research integrity, and high quality research within the University Community.

Office of Research Services

The Office of Research Services (ORS) contributes to the animal research and teaching programs at Clemson University by providing facilities with updated technology and equipment and highly skilled professional and technical staff.

Patent & Trademark Resource Center

The R.M. Copper Library at Clemson University provides inventors with resources and tools to complete their patent research.

Research Expert Discovery Suite

The University’s Research Expertise Discovery Suite (REDS) is an online portal that allows users to search for faculty with particular scholarly subject matter expertise and maps the related internal collaborative scholarly network between faculty.

Spiro Institute

The Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership supports research in the field of entrepreneurship and wealth creation through project-based activities with inventors, entrepreneurs, and established companies.

EXTERNAL RESOURCES:

South Carolina Innovation Hub

The S.C. Innovation Hub is an online resource for the state’s tech community launched by the Department of Commerce’s Office of Innovation.

United States Copyright Office

The U.S. Copyright Office examines and registers copyright claims and provides information to the public.

United States Patent and Trademark Office

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) grant U.S. patents, register trademarks, and provide effective IP protection for U.S. innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide.

Forms & Agreements


Clemson University IP Policy
How To Disclose
Disclose Your Invention
Conflict of Interest Policy
CURF Procurement Policy


For more information please contact the Clemson University Research Foundation

Phone (864) 656-4237
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