The complete online licensing software for research centers.

e-lucid is a tool for licensing IP assets non-exclusively as easy as shopping online. We power licensing stores for some of the world’s leading universities, technology transfer and research organisations.

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Showcase and license all your intellectual property without increasing your workload

Originally created in 2010 as an internal tool for University College London’s tech transfer company, UCLB, e-lucid has been the foremost innovator in online licensing, enabling research institutions to amplify their impact and demonstrate their value to their communities.

The benefits of using e-lucid


Showcase your innovations and demonstrate your institution’s value to your community and the industry.

e-lucid is your IP e-commerce store in your own domain and styled with your brand.


Engagement & Impact

Engage your academics in the tech transfer process by letting them view their transactions and users.

Run reports and quickly provide impact data to your institution, academic departments and funders.



Open up a new stream of licensing revenues from untapped IP with a minimum of fuss: software licensing, teaching materials? We got you covered.

Receive license fees instantly online through a credit card gateway or invoice your customers for larger transactions.


Process optimization

Automate workflows end-to-end; from accepting license requests, to custom approvals, payments and shipping.

Manage all agreement types from simple EULAs and NDAs through to MTAs and commercial licenses requiring multi-party approvals.


How our customers are using e-lucid

Fast and diligent process for high licensing volumes

Thanks to its automated workflows, e-lucid allowed the Ventura team to license their CPAP breathing aid in volumes not seen before on an express licensing site. All this whilst ensuring compliance with their licensing conditions, and keeping their legal team happy.
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What our customers say about us

Working from home has been a challenge during the pandemic but our digital licensing through the e-lucid system has increased.
The ease of use allows for fast access to our products with less work for our staff.

– Sara Burmeister, University of Washington

We rely heavily on e-lucid for online licensing of numerous software and copyright content.

e-lucid’s automation features save our office a lot of time and allow us to focus on high-value, high-touch projects.

– Guru Venkatesan, University of Minnesota

E-lucid enables us to offer products and licences on a “no-negotiation” basis.

Our store handles the contracting, approvals and payment and helped us to promote a number of products that otherwise would have sat on our shelves.

– Andrew Hogben, University of Sheffield

Join the future of tech transfer today!

Learn how e-lucid can help you scale your licensing operation, monetize your technologies and reduce the burden of licensing IP non-exclusively.