Inventor's Corner:

Unleashing Your Innovative Potential

Inventor’s Corner: Unleashing Your Innovative Potential

A dedicated hub where SMU’s brightest minds transform their research into groundbreaking inventions. Whether you’re taking your first steps in innovation or you’re an experienced inventor, we’re here to guide you through every stage of the invention and commercialization process.

Your journey from researcher to inventor begins here. Discover resources, guidelines, and inspiration to navigate the path from ideation to innovation. We provide you with the tools and knowledge to protect your inventions and bring them to the forefront of industry and society.

The Inventor's Journey begins with an Innovation, followed by an Invention Disclosure and subsequent Invention Evaluation.  At the Inventor’s Corner learn how to disclose your invention and discover how the TT&C assesses your idea for its novelty, practicality, and market potential with the ultimate goal being successful commercialization so that society at large may benefit from your innovation.