By The Numbers

A record setting year of innovation — In FY21 we saw researchers from across campus working with the OTC team to make records for the number of inventions, revenue, and start-ups.

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Duke Start-ups: Impact in North Carolina and Beyond In the Past Five Years

By the Numbers
79
Companies formed
$1.6B
Raised in private and public financing
6
IPOs

Annual Reports

Duke is an innovative place to be right now–we’re turning our world class research into viable commercial products.

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2021 Impact

374

Disclosures

118

Agreements

93

Issued Patents

$91M

In Revenue

Duke Startups

Duke Total Invention Disclosures & Agreements

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