Enhance your Impact: An Introduction to Technology Transfer.

Malcolm Purdie and Blake Prime, Research & Innovation Division

Thursday 20th March 2014, 12:00 - 14:00

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Target audience: Academic and research staff interested in developing commercial opportunities from their research.

Overview: The impact agenda places an increased focus on translating research into product and services used in the broader economy. The University’s technology transfer office provides advice, support and resources to aid this process. This session will give an overview of the technology transfer process and the benefits it can bring. The two main routes to transfer technology – licensing and spin off company formation – will be discussed through real life examples. An overview of intellectual property protection and practical steps you can take to ensure you maintain the commercial value of your research will be given. 

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