Category: Business creation and development; R&D, innovation, commercialization

Overview: Statistics Access for Tech Transfer (STATT) is a searchable, exportable database of 20 years of academic licensing data collected by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) from participating academic institutions.

Unit of Analysis: Universities, research institution, and teaching hospitals

Coverage: 350+ member institutions of universities, research institutions and teaching hospitals in U.S. and Canada

Form: User-generated speadsheets from database

Key Data Elements: Disclosures, patent applications filed, patents received, licensing activity and income, startups, commercial products, funding, staff size, legal fees, and more.

Timeframe: 1991 – 2010

Frequency: Annual

Data Collection Method: Annual survey of AUTM member organizations.

Access: Subscription

Potential Uses for Regional Analysis: Assessment of institutional technology transfer capacity and contributions by region.

For Additional Information:

  • Website: STATT
  • Contact: Richard Kordal, Ph.D., RTTP
    Director, Office of Intellectual Property & Commercialization
    Louisiana Tech University
    +1-318-257-2484
    email: rkordal@latech.edu
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