Do you have an idea that could improve patient care? At Sanford Health, we think innovatively as we solve problems and go beyond the status quo to provide the best care for our patients. Let Sanford Health Innovations help you through the process of bringing your idea to reality. Through our integrated health system, laboratory testing, research and dedicated resources, we deliver the necessary support to guide you along the way.

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Return to the Inventor Portal to add to an existing invention or start a new one.

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How Does the Process Work?

What Should I Expect?

Read a collection of frequently asked questions by Sanford Health inventors to further understand what it means to disclose an invention, file a patent and our process.

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What Should I Expect?

What Does IP Mean for Me?

Sanford Health fosters a culture of innovation by encouraging staff to think differently as they provide care to our patients. Protecting this intellectual property is very important to us. Please review our IP-100 policy.

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What Does IP Mean for Me?