Working with UHN

World-leading companies and venture capital firms have benefitted from cutting-edge technologies licensed from UHN. These technologies have provided a competitive advantage to products and services across the full spectrum of health care, from advanced diagnostics, to acute care and rehabilitation services. 

Some recent successes based on technology licensed from UHN include BlueRock Therapeutics, AvroBio, and Northern Biologics.  Follow this link to learn about additional successful engagements.



UHN technologies are available to industry partners looking to complement or fill gaps in their product pipelines. The most successful partnerships have often involved a strong collaboration between UHN researchers and industry to further develop the technologies on their journey towards market release.

Successful licensing partnerships are accomplished through various types of licensing and start-up agreements, each of which is tailored to the technology and industry partner.

A list of current licensing opportunities is available here.

We encourage all potential industry partners to contact our office and speak with one of our Licensing and Commercialization Professionals, who can guide you to the right technologies and scientific resources to meet your organization’s needs.


Industry Sponsored Research and Collaborations

Commercialization at UHN completes over 300 commercial agreements each year and welcomes inquiries into collaborative research engagements with industry partners. Through these relationships, we can help develop your innovations into market-ready products, or collaboratively create novel innovations that will position your portfolio for success.

Our Licensing and Commercialization Professionals will work with you to identify UHN researchers and resources relevant to your particular area of interest and tailor the most appropriate relationship structure to meet your needs. We encourage you to explore the breadth of UHN’s research areas and capabilities, or to contact us to discuss your specific needs.