Technology Development

Houston Methodist understands that commercialization is a critical part of the translational research cycle and is necessary for bringing new technologies to patients. Our technology transfer staff works closely with Houston Methodist investigators to identify patentable inventions and other intellectual property with market potential; we also work with industry partners to develop sponsored research programs in their areas of interest.

View our online database of licensable technologies and contact us for more partnership opportunities at 713.441.6759.

Nanoconstructs for Cancer Theranostics 

Houston Methodist researchers have built disc-shaped nanoparticles to deliver imaging or therapeutic agents to targeted cell types. Learn More.

Disposable Enterotomy Sensors

Discover how a small, inexpensive disposable device can be deployed during minimally invasive procedures to detect the occurrence of an enterotomy. Learn More.

Sparsa Licenses V-Chip Technology

Sparsa, a health IT startup, sees the Houston Methodist V-Chip as the future of point-of-care diagnostics. Learn More.

Pumps and Pipes 8: Ideas to Insights

Founded by Houston Methodist and ExxonMobil, the Pumps and Pipes think tank is a collaborative summit that brings leaders in energy, space and medicine together to solve parallel challenges in their industries. Learn More.