Research Services works with researchers to identify projects with commercial value and advises on intellectual property protection. Assistance is also provided with negotiating contracts for funding and subsequent commercialisation of these projects.
Our primary objective is to ensure ECU research is developed into real-world products and services that benefit the community. The revenue stream generated by these products and services can be a valuable mechanism for further investment into research and development.
The following services are offered:
ECU has also introduced Easy Access IP as an alternative to the traditional commercialisation process. This provides partners an opportunity to access a portfolio of technologies free of charge.
Click on the Easy Access IP link to find out the opportunities available.
Simply put, commercialisation is the process of turning a piece of knowledge into a product or service. Why do it?
ECU’s IP Policy provides guidance for both student and staff IP development.
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