COMMERCIALIZATION

World-changing solutions.
Amplified impact.

SRI investment, innovation, partnership, and product professionals work with federal and commercial clients to inform and accelerate deep-tech innovation through commercial R&D, IP licensing, startup support, and so much more.

13,000+patents filed

100+active licenses

$4B+federal funding(past 10 years)

30+startups in portfolio

“You may know SRI for its unparalleled research legacy in Silicon Valley and throughout the U.S. But how we take this bold portfolio of innovation to market will define the impact SRI will have in the next half a century.”

Suresh SunderrajanPresident, Commercialization

How we work

Here’s how we work with visionaries to bring ideas to fruition—and to market.

SRI provides businesses with access to world-renowned and multidisciplinary teams of experienced scientists and engineers who can conduct in-depth experiments, develop complex systems, and generate breakthrough discoveries tailored to your specific needs. This flexible and scalable approach to research empowers companies to make informed decisions, identify new opportunities, and navigate emerging trends to amplify their internal research.  

Our ventures team directs SRI’s investments in world-changing solutions that make people safer and healthier — and our planet more sustainable. We initiate, mentor, and support startups and spinouts while building vital entrepreneur and investor relationships.   

Our integrated innovation services teams bring together analysts, data scientists, and strategic practitioners who assess, build, and activate innovation readiness. See what we’re doing right now in innovation strategy and policy and at our innovation center in support of Japanese open innovation activities in Silicon Valley. 

Supporting product development efforts for emerging technologies, our teams work with OEMs/contract manufacturers, as well as supply chain and distribution channel partners, to accelerate commercial impact across hardware, software, and advanced materials.  

Real-world impact

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