The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a world-class academic medical center devoted to the healthcare of children where federally sponsored research grants and contracts, philanthropic donations, and corporate funding contribute to advancements in basic and clinical research.

Children's Hospital actively seeks industry partners for research collaborations and licensing opportunities as envisioned under the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980. The Hospital's relationships with industry are mutually beneficial wherein they facilitate the commercialization of research and inventions to advance the healthcare of children.