At Waterloo, Wilan did partner – IP firm Wilan partners Waterloo University to provide assistance with the commercialisation of research through a sharing of resources, expertise and networks.

Waterloo University has entered into a commercialisation partnership with intellectual property management firm Wilan.

The partnership will have Wilan provide assistance in the commercialisation of Waterloo University’s research.

The Waterloo Commercialization Office offers advice and support to students and staff that want to transfer research innovations to market. It currently has more than 200 active licence agreements.

Scott Inwood, director of commercialisation at Waterloo University, said: “Wilan’s combination of resources, expertise, and established deep network of industry contacts makes them the ideal partner. We believe Wilan’s assistance will be helpful in commercialising the university’s intellectual property.”

Author: Mark Chatterley, reporter

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