WSU Technology Commercialization

University Partner

WSU Technology Commercialization

WSU Technology Commercialization

WSU Technology Commercialization

MVCA Member

Wayne State University Technology Commercialization (TC) is responsible for the identification, protection, marketing and licensing of intellectual property (e.g., patents, unique biological or other materials, and certain copyrights) developed by WSU faculty, staff, and students. The TC office promotes an entrepreneurial culture and supports startup ventures and regional economic development. TC also negotiates Material Transfer Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements and reviews the Intellectual property terms of Sponsored Research Agreements.



  • Ken Massey
    Senior Director of Venture Development, WSU Technology Commercialization
  • Jeffrey Stoltman
    Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programs, WSU Technology Commercialization
  • Ed Kim
    Mentor-in-residence, WSU Technology Commercialization
  • Lindsay Klee
    Technology Business Consultant, Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Company Stages Served

  • Idea/Pre-Seed
  • Seed

Industry Sectors Served

  • Alternative Energy
  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Mobility

Types of Programs Offered

  • Incubation
  • Talent Development

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