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Ways to get started

Commercial licensing opportunities

  • Search our licensing opportunities to discover our patented technology.
  • Contact us at to express your interest.
  • We will disclose non-confidential information about the invention. If you would like more detailed information, you will be asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA).
  • Should you decide to proceed, UCAR's Office of General Counsel will negotiate an agreement that fits your needs and represents the interests of UCAR and the inventor.

General inquiries

If you are interested in working with us and don’t know where to begin, we're happy to discuss the possibilities. Please write to us at with a little bit of information about your company and your interests. Please include:

  • your firm's full contact information,
  • area of technology interest, and
  • ability to manufacture, market, distribute, and support a product based on our technology.

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