The mission of the Technology & Innovation Development Office (TIDO) is to maximize the impact of Boston Children’s innovations on patient health while enhancing the research endeavor.

TIDO builds partnerships between Boston Children’s Hospital and the life sciences industry to accelerate the translation of academic research to life-saving products.

TIDO manages all intellectual property arising from Boston Children’s Hospital, supports technology development through the Therapeutic & Medical Device Accelerator (TMDA), establishes research and development partnerships, and negotiates and manages license and research agreements associated with industry interactions.