Carnegie Mellon University

Facts & Figures

Carnegie Mellon University continually generates novel and important discoveries in science and technology. Our job at CTTEC is to ensure these technologies find their way from CMU labs to the marketplace.

Fiscal Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014-2010 2009-2005
Income from Licensing ($M) 19.7 19.4 8.4 16.1 6.3 43.0 30.4
Invention Disclosures

286

269

258 257 473 922 606
Inventors Served 634 540 473 458 513

1957

1797
Number of Patent Applications Filed 297 236 247 256 253 762 427
Number of Patents Issued  78 74 74 55 52 154 165
Number of Licenses, Options and other Agreements 211 243 211 212 180 749

493

Number of New Spin-Off Companies Created 13 9 10 8 11 53

48

Notes:

1) Fiscal year starts  July 1st and ends June 30th

2) These figures include innovations that are tracked by CTTEC. For student-led innovations, please contact  Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship