Intellectual Property and Commercialization: Texas A&M Innovation

Texas A&M Innovation serves as the technology transfer office for Texas A&M AgriLife — helping to secure the intellectual property of AgriLife Research faculty. Texas A&M Innovation helps researchers and The Texas A&M University System connect intellectual property to companies via licensing agreements — bringing AgriLife Research results to the benefit of the Texas, U.S., and world food and fiber systems.

Texas A&M AgriLife Foundation Seed

Foundation Seed serves as the liaison between AgriLife Research plant breeding programs and seed companies interested in licensing plant varieties. Foundation Seed also produces and markets genetically pure seeds of new cultivars developed by AgriLife Research scientists and helps produce and distribute vegetatively propagated plant materials. In addition, Foundation Seed provides production and seed conditioning services to public and private breeding programs.

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Supporting Texas Commodities

Texas A&M AgriLife Research initiatives that support Texas commodities reflect our agency’s dedication to producers and thriving industry across the state. Each year, AgriLife Research renews this commitment through millions of dollars invested in a prosperous future for Texas agriculture.