CURF is committed to supporting and encouraging our graduate/undergraduate student researchers and inventors. We provide guidance for graduate students who are interested in developing their IP while at Clemson University or working closely with a faculty researcher to develop a technology for commercialization.
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Review the Clemson University IP Policy, learn how to disclose an invention to CURF, understand conflict of interest, and connect with us to find out how we can help you develop your research.
Our paid graduate internships and fellowships provide an exciting opportunity for graduate students with an interest in learning more about the commercialization process. Work closely with CURF professionals and learn about everything involved in technology transfer from start to finish, including patent protection, technology maturation, marketing, licensing, and more.
What is a public disclosure—and how can I avoid making one? What is an NDA and why do I need one? We’ve defined common terms you need to know and have answered the most common student researcher questions.