Services for Academics
Discoveries, knowledge and expertise generated by QUB inventors is a vital element in the creation of new products and processes. Assessing the potential Intellectual Property (IP) in research results is a vital early step in deciding a commercialisation strategy. R&E has the expertise to advise QUB inventors on matters relating to the protection of intellectual property, instructing patent agents to draft patent applications and oversee the management of the application.
- If you have made a discovery whilst at QUB which you believe could be commercialised for significant financial or social benefit, please report your innovation .
From Patent to License to Income
- When your invention is reported to R&E, it is evaluated for patentability and commercial potential.
- How to request an Material Transfer Agreement or Confidential Disclosure Agreement (CDA)
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