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Launch: The Center for New Ventures

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Virginia Tech’s motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) is a force for positive change. We believe that technologies discovered from Virginia Tech research offer opportunities to make positive societal impact in this spirit of service.

LAUNCH: Center for New Ventures serves the Virginia Tech research community. We are focused on transitioning discoveries to market through new venture creation where promising new technologies can generate value to a broad range of stakeholders.    

Your potential is our passion.

Together, let's turn what if, into what's next.

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Let LAUNCH help bring your discoveries to market.

Our experienced team serves the world-class Virginia Tech research community in the pursuit of socio-economic impact through translation of research outputs into vibrant new technology ventures.  

Our LAUNCH programs, innovation network, and resources are designed to support collaborative teams in the Virginia Tech research community to advance technology commercialization, shape market readiness, and increase recognition within our growing innovation ecosystem.