Brown Roots for Company, Funding
New Funding for Startup Using Cognitive & Brain Science
Neon, a startup based on technology licensed from Brown, has secured more funding to continue developing a product that automatically selects the most visually appealing frame from a stream of online video to be used as the video's thumbnail. Neon's product is one of the first to use cognitive and brain sciences to increase audience engagement. Read more.
The Technology Ventures Office (TVO) works with faculty to commercialize inventions created from research at Brown. We aim to generate revenue for inventors, the research enterprise, and the University. Brown's TVO strives to achieve these goals by fostering strategic collaborations with industry through licensing, sponsored research, and launching of new ventures.
Our group identifies sources of intellectual property; plans strategies for commercialization; locates suitable commercial partners; and negotiates license and commercialization agreements. We also seek research partnerships with industry and negotiate agreements that cover industry-supported funding.