About TTO

The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) at IIT Madras leads the Commercialization and Licensing activities for intellectual assets created by faculty and researchers at the institute. The office – operates within the Intellectual Property Cell (IP Cell) and managed by Center for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research, IC&SR.

The TTO is responsible for assessing commercial potential of the technology, identifying the market avenues and delivering the benefits of research to industry and society.

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has been ranked No.1 in NIRF ranking among engineering colleges in India for five consecutive years. The institute was recognized as ‘innovative educational institution in the country’ by ARIIA ranking 2020. The IP Cell and The Technology Transfer Office have contributed towards this remarkable achievement.