The Technology & Innovation Development Office (TIDO) provides a gateway to Boston Children's Hospital researchers and technologies in all major biomedical disciplines for both pediatric and adult markets. The TIDO facilitates the transfer of patentable and non-patentable intellectual property, research tools, know-how, and other technologies to industry through exclusive and non-exclusive licenses, option agreements, and the formation of start-up companies. Successful relationships have been established through our commercial partners' commercialization of the intellectual capital generated at this world-class research and healthcare institution. The TIDO has also has creative partnering and fundraising strategies to finance and manage early stage development of pediatric technologies.
The TIDO's primary activities include:
Technology assessment and patenting
Marketing of intellectual property
Facilitating start up ventures
Facilitating material transfers
Facilitating technology development
Key TIDO Contacts:
Erik Halvorsen, PhD
Executive Director, Technology & Innovation Development Office
The Technology & Innovation Development Office may be reached at 617-919-3019 (x43019 internally) or by e-mail at TIDO. Our fax number is 617-919-3031. The TIDO is located at 1 Autumn St. 2nd Floor.