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Technology Commercialization

The Idaho State University Office of Technology Commercialization is dedicated to ethically and efficiently promoting the scientific developments of ISU researchers, students and staff to create new companies, collaborations and products to directly benefit the lives and economies of Idaho and the United States.

Our mission is to advance science and wellbeing across the nation and the world, while responsibly promoting entrepreneurial economic development in the Intermountain West.

We have world-class talents across a broad range of technology sectors, including:

  • life sciences
  • medicine and healthcare
  • nuclear and sustainable energy
  • novel semiconductors
  • modernized custom agriculture
  • engineering
  • product testing
  • development

ISU’s talented researchers and students are constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation, both independently and in collaboration with private-sector partners.


Christopher Fasel

Director of Technology Commercialization

Phone: (208) 282-1646                                               


Intellectual Property
Idaho State University has been given approval to launch a new Intellectual Property Foundation (as a 501(c)(3)) to facilitate a) technology transfer, b) research commercialization, c) faculty and student support for new start ups, d) technology licensing, and e) incubation and acceleration of new technologies.

Technology Commercialization

Contacting Our Office:
Christopher Fasel
Director of Technology Transfer
Phone: (208) 282-1646


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209
(208) 282-4636

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