Glasgow University pioneers free intellectual property for Industry

Glasgow University is carrying out a trial to provide free intellectual property to Industry.

In a first of its kind in the UK, the University will offer ground-breaking medical research and scientific technology to business and entrepreneurs free of charge.

It is hoped that speeding up IP tech transfer, the move will radically improve the implementation of academic research into useful commercial products, in the process making Glasgow University, the most progressive institution in the UK for IP knowledge.

More details can be found here.

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