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 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011-2005
Income from Licensing ($M) 19.4 8.4 16.1 6.3 6.8 5.3 19.9 41.4
Sponsored Research Revenue ($M) TBD 241.8 240.0 243.7 261.9 275.4 271.9 1659.9
Invention Disclosures 269 258 257 473 256 241 172 859
Inventors Served 540 473 458 513 438 432 417 2467
Number of Patents Filed 236 247 256 253 235 208 133 613
Number of Patents Issued 74 74 55 52 46 35 20 218
Number of Licenses, Options and other Agreements 243 211 212 180 181 165 147 749
Number of New Spin-Off Companies Created 9 10 8 11 11 12 10 68

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