Office of Research

Office of Research

Information for Inventors


The Office of Intellectual Property assists Florida Tech inventors by protecting their technology and marketing the technology for licensing.  

Disclosure Form

The first step in the technology transfer process is to file a disclosure.  For a PDF of the form, click here.  For a Word document, click here.


Click here for the Florida Tech Policy on Patents and Copyrights for Faculty.

Click here for the Florida Tech Intellectual Property Policy for Students.

Accounting for Royalty Payments

Effective December 6, 2017, royalty payments to faculty should be expensed to account 74151 to the org/fund combination where the royalty revenue was recorded. Payment of royalties to faculty will be treated as an agreement separate from an employment contract. For more detailed information, please visit the Controller’s website to review Accounting for Royalty Payments in its entirety.