Telling the Story of Translational Research | Industry

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You’ve licensed technology from a university to catalyze a project or underwritten the work of university researchers. Does the money you allocate to academic research turn into solutions and products for society, affiliated startups, newly minted faculty? How can you follow it? How do you, in turn, communicate the impact to your stakeholders?


As a research translator, you want to make an impact through solutions.

You are leading the innovation agenda by licensing technology leading to solutions for global problems. You want to communicate how your organization speeds the translation of research into new knowledge or breakthroughs. The continuity of these successes over time ultimately shows your impact on society.

homespot navigateVisible Legacy connects the dots.

Visible Legacy Navigator tells the story of innovation visually, enabling users to make connections to experts and discoveries quickly. We accelerate collaboration and the translation of research into global solutions. Our website is offered free to the public through the support of sponsors.

Help us help universities tell the story of innovation. Sponsor Visible Legacy as part of your communications budget.

You help universities to communicate with Visible Legacy

  • Your sponsorship of Visible Legacy enables us to offer Navigator and widgets without burden or cost to university licensing offices, departments or researchers.
  • Your sponsorship expedites our mapping of more universities by organization, topic, or fellows program.
  • You enable us to offer Navigator free to users to speed the translation of innovations to industry.

We help you communicate:

  • Your logo can be displayed on detail pages.
  • We create a custom map of your projects to show the impact of your program visually. See a demo.
  • Featured Investigators and organizations can be included in our outreach.
  • Connect the dots for your stakeholders about how your research leadership yields innovations.