Deep Science

Deep Science investigates applications for IV's most ambitious inventions. The Deep Science team partners with world-leading technical experts to commercialize ideas from the world's most prolific inventors. Not bound by short time horizons, or limited by the traditional venture capital model, Deep Science uses a patient and pragmatic approach to shape the future through spinouts, joint ventures, and commercial partnerships.

Our Work

  • Physical Sciences

    Physical Sciences

    Exploring advances in material science, cutting edge physics and breakthroughs in optics, energy and communications, the Deep Science team is commercializing inventions in the physical sciences.

  • Advanced Chemistry

    Advanced Chemistry

    Recent breakthroughs in chemistry are pushing the possibilities for the materials we wear and the devices we use every day. Deep Science is exploring the commercial viability of novel chemical structures, advanced manufacturing processes, and new families of materials.

  • Devices & Systems

    Devices & Systems

    Deep Science expertise in hardware engineering allows us to develop breakthrough systems and devices for the aerospace, transportation and electronics industries.

  • Biomedical


    Our inventions support the entire healthcare sector - from aiding physicians in their delivery of patient care, to improving the methods and research technologies available to medical biologists and healthcare systems.

News & Articles

EarthNow to deliver real-time video via large satellite constellation

Company spins out of Intellectual Ventures’ ISF Incubator to commercialize satellite imaging system.

ISF Incubator Launches New Startup Juice-BX, a Provider of Charging Stations for Smart Devices

ISF Incubator, the startup arm of Intellectual Ventures, has launched Juice-BX, a startup building power-charging stations for smart devices.

Technium and Intellectual Ventures Collaborate to Create Venture Backed Startups

The Invention Science Fund (ISF) Incubator, the new startup arm at Intellectual Ventures, and Utah-based Technium announced today a strategic relationship to accelerate the creation of high-impact technology startup companies.

Accelerating Impact

ISF Incubator calls for entrepreneurs who want to bring next-generation tech to big markets

Intellectual Ventures spinoff Pivotal raises $17M from Bill Gates, others

Intellectual Ventures spinout Pivotal Commware announces a $17 million funding round Friday, led by The Thermo Companies and DIG Investment, with participation from Microsoft co-founder Gates, Lux Capital and real estate investor Barry Sternlicht.

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