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

Recent Success Stories

Tellus Therapeutics Secures Seed Financing to Develop the First Treatment for Newborns with White Matter Brain Injury,
Tellus Therapeutics

DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE), May 12, 2021–Tellus Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing TT-20 as a treatment for white matter injury (WMI) and myelin repair in…

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