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About the Technology Transfer Group

The Technology Transfer Group offer help and advice in the following areas.  Please contact us for more information.

Protecting Intellectual Property — intellectual property advice involving external professional advisors and funding for patent and legal costs.

Facilitating Licensing Opportunities — marketing and advertising of opportunities, identifying potential licensees, negotiating and concluding licences, collecting and distributing royalties.

Creating Spin-out Companies — advising on business plans and financial forecasts, forming limited companies, recruiting Boards of Directors, identifying potential sources of funding, advice and support.

Managing the Interaction with the NHS- working with the NHS, individual NHS Trusts and alongside the NHS intellectual property hub WISH to capitalise on their intellectual property, working with clinical academics to recognise commercial opportunities arising from University research programmes.

Policies - The relevant University policies for Intellectual Property Rights, University Companies and Commercial Enterprises, and University Services and Private Outside Work can be found in the resource section of this page.  There is also a policy for University Copyright Policy .