Robarts has a long history and deep-rooted culture of innovation and invention, commercialization, and entrepreneurial success. Generating licensing revenue in excess of $3.5 million dollars per year, the intellectual property portfolio comprises over 100 issued patents or patent applications, over 20 active licenses, and five active start-up companies. As part of Western, Robarts retains active staff to cultivate this culture and facilitate commercial and industrial opportunities.
Business Development, Commercialization and Industry Liaison
Business development and commercialization at Robarts is administered under the WORLDiscoveriesTM unit of Western and Lawson. Please see www.worldiscoveries.ca for available commercialization opportunities or to contact a WORLDiscoveries representative.
Sponsored Research Agreements
Contracts and agreements include material transfer agreements (MTA), confidential disclosure agreements (CDA), contract research agreements (CRA), technical services agreements (TSA), and investigator-initiated and sponsor-initiated clinical research agreements.
For more information visit: http://www.uwo.ca/research/commercialization/contract.html