Currently, McGill has more than 260 inventions with commercial value available for licensing and development by the private sector. These technologies cover many fields, including health care and biotechnology, advanced materials, agriculture, and engineering.
On a yearly basis, McGill has an average of 30 active licenses and options in place. In licensing McGill's technologies to industry, the Office of Innovation strives to meet the needs of both the University and its industrial partners. To reach potential partners, Technology Transfer Managers rely on their network of contacts in industry and attend business partnering conferences.