About Columbia Technology Ventures
Columbia Technology Ventures is the technology transfer office for Columbia University and a central location for many of the technology development initiatives, entrepreneurial activities, external industry collaborations, and commercially-oriented multidisciplinary technology innovations across the university. CTV’s core mission is to facilitate the transfer of inventions from academic research labs to the market for the benefit of society on a local, national, and global basis. Each year, CTV manages more than 400 invention disclosures, 100 license deals, and 20 – 30 new IP-backed startups, involving over 750 inventors across Columbia’s campuses. CTV currently has over 1,500 patent assets available for licensing, across research fields such as bio, IT, cleantech, devices, big data, nanotechnology, materials science, and more.
About Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator
The Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator is part of Citizen Verizon, our business plan for economic, environmental, and social advancement to help move the world forward for all. See more about this accelerator here https://www.verizonforwardforgood.com/