Welcome to the Buckeye IP Vault, your gateway to software, apps, copyrighted content and non-exclusive patents created at The Ohio State University. The vault is a marketplace for intellectual property the university has deemed- store worthy. Thats simply to say, we can market these technologies through an online store presence boosting their reach and allowing anyone to browse and view the many software, apps and related content offerings, along with non-exclusive patents! Many of these offerings are powerful tools and programs born in research labs from each college, center or deparment across campus. The intellectual property vault is the showcase of what you can buy with a click of a button.

How does it work?

Ohio State has a vast intellectual property portfolio, the Buckeye IP Vault provides researchers, faculty and staff members an outlet to transfer their works to the public and capture value for their creations in one online marketplace store. Simple agreements paired with offerings allow anyone the ability to see the many apps, offerings and non-exclusive patents the university has available. Some items are completely free, others have a related price.

Looking to browse and buy?

Search the market place by keyword, type and context. Review the catalog, add it to your cart, create an account and purchase.

As the vault grows in offerings it will expand. Don’t see something you are looking for? Go to tco.osu.edu or email us at: help@buckeyevault.com and we'll help you find it.

Looking to particpate?

Ohio State researchers, staff and faculty members can submit their creations to the Buckeye IP Vault through our intake and evaluative process.

Stay tuned and check back for the vault will continue to grow with new offerings. Subscribe to our newsletter and stay up to date with new additions, related programs and efforts.