The Office of Corporate & Venture Development (CVD) is responsible for commercially-sponsored research, patents and licenses, new venture activity, corporate gifts, and corporate vending relationships. Corporate & Venture Development includes the Vice Chancellor Corporate & Venture Development, Office of Licensing & Ventures, Office of Corporate Research Collaborations, Corporate Alliances & Development and Corporate Programs
The Office of Corporate Research and Collaboration (OCRC) has responsibility for research-related interactions with commercial entities including clinical trials, non-clinical sponsored research, material transfers, and other related endeavors. OCRC also has intellectual property management responsibilities, particularly those arising from, or closely associated with, commercially sponsored research projects.
The Office of Licensing & Ventures (OLV) is responsible for patents, technology licenses and new venture development for Duke University and Medical Center.