Hello, and welcome to the University’s IP Matters online resource that enables you to find out more about Intellectual Property and receive specialist advice, guidance and support that aims to maximise the commercial and socio-economic impact of the University’s research and knowledge base. Often referred to as the Technology Transfer office or Knowledge Exploitation team, the role of the University’s specialist advisors on Intellectual Property is to:
- Provide expert advice and education on Intellectual Property matters, its protection and exploitation, across the University, including to students;
- Manage and optimise the University’s patent portfolio;
- Provide expert advice, guidance and support on the commercialisation of University Intellectual capital, including spin-out and licencing opportunities.