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Technology transfer

Commercialization enables the products of research to be further developed into products that can be sold in the marketplace for the benefit of society. Technology transfer is the process by which scientific findings are transferred from a research institution to another organization for the purpose of commercialization.

Technology transfer includes:

  • identifying new technologies
  • protecting technologies through patents and copyrights
  • devising commercialization strategies including licensing the technology to a company or creating a new company

For intellectual property related either to Biological Sciences or Physical Sciences (devices) contact:

Rod Engeland
Executive director, research operations and finance
rod.engeland@sunnybrook.ca
Phone: 416-480-6100, ext. 5720