SIU Energy Technology Transfer
SIU’s Technology Transfer Office has been licensing patents based on SIU research since the late 1990s, and coal and energy companies have been among the pool of licensees. More recently, in 2013, at least two new energy-related inventions were disclosed, one patent was filed and one issued, and one license was executed with a university startup company. In 2014, there were six new energy-related inventions disclosed to the TTO, four patents filed, two patents issued and one new license to a university startup. Stay tuned for more information, and you can read about some energy startups on the Explore Projects page.