Intellectual Property Management & Licensing
Professional services to identify and protect the intellectual property value of your research.
As your steward, we will ensure that the intellectual property (IP) protects your rights as the inventor(s), aligns with the University of Calgary's IP Policy.
Company Formation Support Services & Programs
In some cases, researchers may form a new business (startup) based on their research.
A startup's success is not solely based on the innovation or technology. It takes business acumen and entrepreneurial skill to launch and sustain a successful business.
We offer a range of services through our new venture program to support the advancement of university-based companies based on your specific needs.
We also can connect you to organizations within our ecosystem to help you move forward.
We can help identify the appropriate funding opportunities to advance your research. We also support the application process for a variety of funding and grant programs.
Access to mentorship and coaching from top entrepreneurs, opportunities to raise capital, prototype development, co-working and mechanical lab space.