St. Louis, Missouri is one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the world. WashU plays a leading role by leveraging our robust research enterprise and institutional commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship.

Intellectual Property

251

FY22 Invention Disclosures

79

FY22 U.S. Patents Issued

$14.6M

FY22 Licensing Revenue

7

FY22 New IP Based Startups


$14.6 M

revenue percentage by school (FY 22)

  • 96%School of Medicine
  • 3%McKelvey Engineering
  • 1%Other

$14.6 M

revenue percentage by school (FY 22)

School of Medicine96%
McKelvey Engineering3%
Other1%

U.S. patent Issuances

percentage by school (FY22)

U.S. patent Issuances

percentage by school (FY22)

School of Medicine71%
McKelvey Engineering25%
Other4%

U.S. patent issuances by department (FY 22)

Anesthesiology3
Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics2
Cell Biology and Physiology1
Developmental Biology0
Genetics2
Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Division2
Internal Medicine – Dermatology0
Internal Medicine – Endocrine/Metabolism0
Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology1
Internal Medicine – Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences0
Internal Medicine – Hematology0
Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases0
Internal Medicine – Medical Oncology2
Internal Medicine – Pharmacogenomics0
Internal Medicine – Renal1
Internal Medicine – Rheumatology0
Molecular Microbiology4
Neurology5
Neuroscience0
Neurosurgery4
Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences1
Orthopedic Surgery2
Pathology and Immunology6
Pediatrics3
Psychiatry1
Radiology7
Surgery5
Biomedical Engineering8
Computer Science & Engineering1
Electrical & Systems Engineering5
Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering4
Mechanical Engineering & Material Science2
Biology1
Chemistry2

Resources for Students & Alumni

The Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship serves as the primary resource for students and alumni.