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5Lights IP Ventures

Smart, Effective Paths to Market

For High-Potential University Inventions

5Lights IP Ventures is an exciting extension of the 5Lights business model and family of companies, partnering with universities, their inventors, and third-party businesses to accelerate the commercialization of select intellectual property.

Unlike venture capital funds, 5Lights provides overarching commercialization groundwork and strategy, operational infrastructure, and marketing and legal services, as well as subject matter and IP expertise

TARGET IP

New concepts and
novel + protectable innovation

High commercial potential

Suitable for efficient validation

Flexible licensing opportunities

KEY SERVICES

Industry analysis

Asset validation

Rapid prototyping

Connection and alignment with commercialization partners

LET’S TALK

We welcome inquiries from tech transfer professionals, inventors, subject matter experts, and potential commercialization partners.

Unlock Your Inventors’ Potential

While a fortunate few universities have highly developed tech transfer operations, far more face resource and/or structural challenges that can result in outstanding innovations languishing in research labs and IP vaults.

5Lights IP Ventures was created specifically to empower these institutions and their inventors.

Working as an extension of and partner to existing tech transfer operations, under licensing and profit-sharing terms that reward all parties involved, we help forge efficient paths to market that bring meaningful, real-world impact to university IP.

The 5Lights IP Ventures Model

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Partnership with Universities

New concepts and novel +
protectable innovation

High commercial potential

Suitable for efficient validation

Flexible licensing opportunities

Select Inventions
& Innovation

Industry analysis

Asset validation

Rapid prototyping

Connection and alignment with commercialization partners

IP Strategy
& Protection

Industry analysis

Asset validation

Rapid prototyping

Connection and alignment with commercialization partners

nEXT STEP

If you’re interested in learning more about 5Lights IP Ventures, whether as an inventor, a subject matter expert or a representative of university tech transfer, reach out.