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The Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization is the stop for any student, staff, or faculty interested in moving their ideas and innovations into beneficial applications with societal impacts. We provide support and answer questions on the process for patenting and licensing inventions. We also provide services to help you further innovate and test ideas or inventions through Alaska Center ICE. Please direct any questions to uaf-oipc@alaska.edu or call us at (907) 474-2605, We are here to serve you!

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2021 Arctic Innovator Looks to Advance Technology to Destroy Toxic PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ prevalent across Alaska

The Arctic Advanced Manufacturing Innovator Program has just selected its second Arctic innovator, and the Center of Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship team couldn’t be more excited. Chris Woodruff will be the new Arctic Innovator working with Idaho National Laboratory and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF).


Innovation in a Minute — Protecting and Marketing UAF Innovations

In this month’s installment of Innovation in a Minute, Mark Billingsley shares how he works with innovators, startup companies and researchers to help protect, patent and commercialize their world-changing products. 


Center ICE Funds Four Undergraduate Teams

This spring, Center ICE — through its Seed Fund — supported four undergraduate senior design projects. Three of these projects came from the UAF Mechanical Engineering program while one was focused on Civil Engineering. The students were supported to develop their engineering solutions to the initial research questions. At the end of the semester, they presented their final solutions to their senior design class and provided thoughts and recommendations on next steps.


When the Sky is Just the Jumping Off Point

As an undergraduate student, it’s easy to dream about launching rockets into space, but the reality is often very different. Unless you are UAF junior Zach Barnes. Barnes is a 2021 Students2Startups intern working with The Launch Company.

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