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Start A Company

The Nevada Research & Innovation Corporation is committed to facilitating faculty who want to engage in entrepreneurial activities, and encouraging economic development and diversification that benefit the state of Nevada.

NVRIC has a range of resources that can be utilized for your entrepreneurial endeavor to help ensure success. First, let’s define a few terms.

What Is A Spinout Company?

A spinout company is a new company that utilizes or is based on the assets of the Nevada Research & Innovation Corporation. Assets are generally any intellectual property that was generated at NVRIC using its resources. This can include anything from patents to copyright software and business methods. If you are interested in starting a spinout company, please take the time to review the Express License agreement and contact us.

View examples of some of our spinout companies.

What Is A Startup Company?

A startup company is any other new company not based on intellectual property of the Nevada Research & Innovation Corporation. We recommend contacting the Nevada Small Business Development Center or Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada for assistance with starting your new company.

If it’s unclear which type of company you are starting or who has a legal claim to the assets being used, it’s best to check with us. Getting it wrong can have adverse consequences in the future.

Start A Company

The Nevada Research & Innovation Corporation is committed to facilitating faculty who want to engage in entrepreneurial activities, and encouraging economic development and diversification that benefit the state of Nevada.

Start A Company

The Nevada Research & Innovation Corporation is committed to facilitating faculty who want to engage in entrepreneurial activities, and encouraging economic development and diversification that benefit the state of Nevada.

NVRIC has a range of resources that can be utilized for your entrepreneurial endeavor to help ensure success. First, let’s define a few terms.

What Is A Spinout Company?

A spinout company is a new company that utilizes or is based on the assets of the Nevada Research & Innovation Corporation. Assets are generally any intellectual property that was generated at NVRIC using its resources. This can include anything from patents to copyright software and business methods. If you are interested in starting a spinout company, please take the time to review the Express License agreement and contact us.

View examples of some of our spinout companies.

What Is A Startup Company?

A startup company is any other new company not based on intellectual property of the Nevada Research & Innovation Corporation. We recommend contacting the Nevada Small Business Development Center or Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada for assistance with starting your new company.


If it’s unclear which type of company you are starting or who has a legal claim to the assets being used, it’s best to check with us. Getting it wrong can have adverse consequences in the future.