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KensaGroup LLC

Technology Commercialization and Investment

  • Products:
  • Business start-up consulting services
  • Technology commercialization

KensaGroup LLC is an intellectual property development business dedicated to commercializing promising university-owned scientific discoveries in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, and computational modeling. KensaGroup focuses on new technologies that meet a demand posed by economic or regulatory issues, and aims to recognize novel technologies that may be developed from basic research. The company then provides the necessary scientific, professional, and financial bridges that lead from the initial discovery to successful product development. Since its launch in 2000, KensaGroup has cofounded and developed 10 companies.

Cornell Connection

KensaGroup was founded by a faculty member from the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and a Cornell graduate. KensaGroup’s portfolio companies include technologies that originated with research performed in various laboratories at Cornell and subsequently licensed exclusively from the university.