Guide to Commercialisation
Intellectual property comprises results of any kind generated by the University which may be of commercial value or form the basis for applications for further research and development funding. Members of the Technology Transfer Group are available to aid academic Schools in identifying intellectual property opportunities. If you have not been in contact with a member of the Technology Transfer Group the following route will assist you through the processes involved in protecting and/or commercialising your research.
- Step 1 - Contact the Technology Transfer Group
- Step 2 - Assessment and Evaluation of Technology
- Step 3 - Protection of Intellectual Property
- Step 4 - Route to Commercialisation
By following these 4 steps you will have identified your intellectual property, selected the appropriate protection to prevent infringement and identified an appropriate route for exploitation of the technology.