4. Commercialisation

4.1 Who participates in commercialising universities’ IP?

Commercialisation includes a large number of stakeholders including IP owners & creators, TTOs, industry partners and more.

4.2 The early commercialisation process

Learn about the seven typical steps in early commercialisation for universities.

4.3 Commercialisation pathways and vehicles

The commercialisation pathway depends on practical considerations, particularly marketing and manufacturing.

4.4 Commercialisation funding for companies

Potential funding sources for companies engaged in commercialisation of IP include government, angel investors, venture capitalists and crowdfunding.

4.5 Where to find help with IP management and early commercialisation

Learn about the key people, documents and organisations that can help.