Take Your Idea to Market


Is your research or project ready for the next stage of commercialization?

Case School of Engineering prides itself on assisting its students, faculty and partners in translating their big ideas into market-ready products.


Prototyping Support

The university’s Sears think[box], a making and innovation center, offers 50,000 square feet of resources for budding entrepreneurs, from top-of-the-line prototyping technology to project work space to fabrication equipment. Step into Sears think[box] now >>

Business and Legal Assistance

The university also offers students, faculty and staff access to business assistance via CWRU LaunchNET and intellectual property support through the law school’s IP Venture Clinic, both of which maintain offices in Sears think[box].

Technology Transfer Office

For faculty and industry partners, the university’s Technology Transfer Office helps move across the full spectrum of research and development to successfully commercialize innovations created at or with Case Western Reserve University.

Entrepreneurship Resources

Students and faculty interested in entrepreneurship can utilize the resources provided by the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship. The Veale Institute offers a variety of support—from mentorship, competitions, fellowships and more—to help advance your idea and explore your entrepreneurial interests. Learn more about the institute and their offerings.