Temple University is a comprehensive public research university with 17 schools and colleges and 39,000 students. Temple is the 25th largest university in the United States and is one of the nation’s leading centers of professional education (law, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and podiatric medicine). With more than $130 million in external funding to support advanced research by its scholars, scientists and students, Temple is actively working to commercialize new discoveries through corporate partnerships and new startup companies.
Temple discoveries in the marketplace include sustained drug delivery technology for nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals, diagnostic tests for chronic fatigue syndrome, instruments for the diagnosis and treatment of tooth decay, and pheromone attractant technology for pest control. Products in the pipeline include treatments for ocular disorders, diagnostics and therapeutics for cancer, devices to increase fuel economy and reduce emissions, and technology to treat severe lung disorders.
Through continued advancement of the university’s research enterprise, Temple is ensuring its place as a nexus of discovery, education, translational research and service, dedicated to improving quality of life and expanding our understanding of the world for the benefit of society.
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