IPI is demand-driven and we partner with organisations throughout the globe who are leaders in their field. We continually build on this world-class network so that we are able to bring the best options available to our clients in expanding their innovation capacity. Whether you are an inventor, research organisation, technology transfer office, IP service provider or enterprise with licensable technology, we invite you to work with us and enjoy the following benefits:
A*ccelerate is the technology transfer arm of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore's lead agency for fostering world-class scientific research and talent. As a one-stop resource, A*ccelerate supports A*STAR in transforming the economy through driving innovation and commercializing its research outcomes. Also known as Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd, A*ccelerate enhances the research output of A*STAR scientists by translating their inventions into marketable products or processes. Through shaping and facilitating licensing deals and spin-offs, A*ccelerate actively engages industry leaders and players to commercialise A*STAR's technologies and apply them to building ecosystems that benefit business, industry and economy.
Ariel University, previously a public college known as the Ariel University Center of Samaria, is an Israeli university located in the Israeli settlement of Ariel in the West Bank. The college preceding the establishment of Ariel University was founded in 1982 as a regional branch of Bar-Ilan University. Originally located in the settlement of Kedumim, it moved to Ariel where it built a larger campus and went on to become the largest Israeli public college. In the 2004–05 academic year, the affiliation with Bar Ilan ended and it became an independent college.
Chiang Mai University (CMU) is a public research university in northern Thailand founded in 1964. It has a strong emphasis on engineering, science, agriculture, and medicine. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered through resident instruction. Its main campus lies between Chiang Mai downtown and Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province. The university was the first institution of higher education in northern Thailand, and the first provincial university in Thailand.
DELTATECH based in Korea, is a "Technology Asset Management Firm" established in 2000. DELTATECH is organized to facilitate the transfer and commercialization of newly developed technologies and to assist to set up emerging technology companies. It was established to provide “Open Innovation” service to help technology seekers with finding relevant solutions from public/private research labs and universities in Korea. It was expanded to help with patent portfolio management and valuation.
DSO is a premier R&D institution, with more than 1,000 research scientists and engineers across disciplines building strategic capabilities for Singapore in the domains of air, land, sea and cyberspace. As Singapore's national defence R&D organisation, DSO National Laboratories creates the critical edge in defence technology to force multiply the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF) combat capabilities and render potential threats irrelevant.
Ege University is a public university in Izmir, Turkey. It was founded in 1955 with the faculties of Medicine and Agriculture. It is the first university to start courses in Izmir and the fourth oldest university in Turkey. Ege University commonly ranks close to the top among research universities in Turkey.
Established in 2008 and with over 600 partnering organisations located in 52 countries, the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is the largest business network in the world. It serves as a contact point; providing information and support for SMEs in the fields of international business cooperation, innovation, knowledge and technology transfer. EEN Singapore is one of the EEN partners located outside of Europe. EEN Singapore’s main objective is to promote and assist businesses, technology and research & development partnerships between Singapore and European companies. EEN Singapore is a Consortium formed by the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF), International Enterprise Singapore (IE Singapore) and Intellectual Property Intermediary Singapore (IPI Singapore). The partners in the Consortium have different specialized strengths and expertise to ensure the efficient running of EEN Singapore as well as to comprehensively cover the full spectrum of available partnership programs. Through the EEN Singapore, Singapore companies will be able to tap on the branding of EEN as well as have exclusive access to the network-partners-only database which contains over 10,000 business proposals from around the world.
The EU Business Avenues in South East Asia is an EU-funded initiative that aims to help European companies establish long-lasting business collaborations through matchmaking and business support services, using Singapore as a hub. The programme will cover 7 sectors across 6 countries in South East Asia, over a period of 5 years from 2016. The selected European companies will participate in week-long missions that cover the following sectors: Environment & Water, Food & Beverage, Green Energy, Healthcare & Medical, Information & Communication, Construction and Building and Contemporary European Design.
Foresight Science & Technology (Foresight) is one of the leading firms globally in technology transfer support for universities. A 34 year old company, we support between 500 and 800 new technologies each year across all fields of technology and involving almost all sectors of the global economy. The company is headquartered in Providence, RI and has offices in San Francisco; Oxford, England; and Singapore and staff in Santiago, Chile and Moscow, Russia.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is a statutory body established in 1966 as the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based manufacturers, traders and service providers. The organisation has more than 40 offices around the world, including 13 on the Chinese mainland. The HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and Asia, with opportunities in Hong Kong and on the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online.
Inovent is Turkey's first technology commercialization/accelerator and seed fund company established in 2006 as a for profit, fully owned subsidiary of Sabanci University. Inovent's focus is on the commercialization of early stage technologies with a particular focus on fostering faculty based entrepreneurship. Inovent has a considerable experience in mining university technology portfolios for technologies and business plans showing commercial potential. Assisting startups by building them into high value, high potential companies in the incubation center located in Gebze Technopark.
Izmir Institute of Technology is one of the state universities in Turkey and one that was established in 1992 with a view to offering a high level of education and carrying out research in technological fields. IZTECH has established a large number of central research laboratories and thematic advanced research centers for the purpose of providing ongoing support to research and helping to solve the problems of universities and industrial establishments.
Japan IP Network is a Japanese professional service provider in IP-related activities and acts as a gateway to the Japanese market for overseas companies that seek to realize value from their intellectual property. These include technology and patent licensing, IP assessment, portfolio review, and royalty auditing. JIPN provide these services through collaboration with other IP service providers both locally and globally, and by tapping into our wide network. Our highly skilled professionals, who are equipped with different technical skills, ensure our client's needs are met with utmost efficiency and efficacy.
The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) is one of the core institutions responsible for the implementation of science and technology policies in Japan. We value knowledge creation and, among many other activities JST is engaged in, operate programs to facilitate technology transfer of leading-edge research output from universities and public research institutions to the industrial sector. In line with this mission, JST's Center for Intellectual Property Strategies is in charge of producing IP strategies and conducting a range of programs in order to build a bridge from research output to commercial application, such as supporting IP-related activities at universities and undertaking licensing activities.
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a private research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. KAUST was founded in 2009 and focuses on graduate education and research, using English as the official language of instruction. It offers programs in Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering; Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering; and Physical Science and Engineering. It was announced in 2013 that KAUST had one of the fastest growing research and citation records in the world.
Koç University (Koç Üniversitesi) is a private university in Istanbul, Turkey. It started education in temporary buildings in Istinye in 1993, and moved to its current Rumeli Feneri campus near Sarıyer in 2000. University currently consists of Colleges of Social Sciences and Humanities, Administrative Sciences and Economics, Science, Engineering, Law, Nursing and Medicine. Koç University offers 22 undergraduate, 31 graduate and 16 PhD programs.
Established in 1992, Nanyang Polytechnic's (NYP) vision is to be a premier polytechnic of global distinction. The Polytechnic's success in cultivating the spirit of innovation through its unique pedagogy is reflected by its graduates who are much sought-after by diverse industries and also strong collaboration links with industries to develop pragmatic solutions. The Centre for Technology Innovation & Commercialisation (CTIC) was established to serve as NYP's technology transfer arm to support its research, innovation and enterprise (RIE) endeavour. Together with the schools, CTIC facilitates the protection and management of NYP's IP portfolio which encompasses domains such as Engineering, ICT, Life Sciences, Healthcare & Wellness, Interactive & Digital Media, Product Design & Development and Materials
Nanyang Technopreneurship Centre (NTC) is a multi-disciplinary university-level center of the Nanyang Technological University and is the focal point for education on entrepreneurship and technology innovation within the University and the region. NTC's specific interest in the Technology Transfer Network is to solely participate in the education aspects of the TTN.
The National Health Innovation Centre provides the publicly-funded clinical research sector of Singapore with translational funding and strategic guidance to accelerate healthcare innovation. Established in 2014, NHIC supports the development of innovative technologies and services to improve healthcare delivery and patient care. NHIC funding aims to expedite the translation of an innovation towards a market-ready product.
NUS Enterprise promotes the spirit of innovation and enterprise through Experiential Education, Industry Engagement & Partnerships and Entrepreneurship Support. NUS Enterprise was established as a University-level cluster, to provide an enterprise dimension to National University of Singapore teaching and research involving the University's students, staff and alumni. The functions of the Enterprise cluster complement the Academic cluster of the University to nurture talents with an entrepreneurial and global mindset.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic is one of Singapore's leading institutions of higher learning with about 16,000 full-time students, 4,600 part-time students and an alumni community of 130,000. The polytechnic offers 48 full-time diplomas through its nine academic schools - School of Business & Accountancy, School of Design & Environment, School of Engineering, School of Film & Media Studies, School of Health Sciences, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, School of InfoComm Technology, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, and School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology. Ngee Ann Polytechnic also supports Technology Research & Development and Continuing Education & Training.
Okayama University is a national university in Japan. The main campus is located in Tsushima-Naka, Okayama, Okayama Prefecture. The school was founded in 1870 and it was established as a university in 1949.
The Philippine Nuclear Research Institute is a government body in the Philippines, charged with overseeing the peaceful uses of nuclear technology. Its main facility was a nuclear research reactor, PRR-1, first commissioned in 1963 as a TRIGA reactor and subsequently modified. As of 2007 it is non-operational since its shut down in 1988.
PlaTCOM Ventures Sdn Bhd is the national technology commercialisation platform of Malaysia. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) formed in collaboration with SME Corporation Malaysia under one of its six High Impact Programmes (HIPs) in SME Master Plan 2012-2020.
The first educational institution in Singapore to adopt the Problem-Based Learning approach for all its diploma programmes, Republic Polytechnic has six schools and two centres offering thirty nine courses in Infocomm, Engineering, Applied Science, Technology for the Arts, Sports, Health & Leisure, Events and Hospitality, Enterprise, and Communication. Republic Polytechnic is committed to nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial learning in an environment that develops problem-solving process skills and a life-long learning attitude. Its holistic, broad-based curriculum, covering culture, enterprise development and cognitive processes, prepares students for an active and meaningful role in society.
Sabanci University positions itself to be one of the most innovative and research-oriented universities in Turkey. As part of its philosophy, the University aims to direct its research efforts primarily towards applied and strategic research with the objectives of advancing knowledge, supporting teaching and contributing to the progress of the community. Sabanci University, established with the overall goal to generate and disseminate knowledge, developed its mission to contribute to the development of science and technology as well as disseminate knowledge created to the benefit of the community.
Incorporated on 12 January 2000, Singapore Management University (SMU) aims to groom outstanding business leaders and creative entrepreneurs capable of excelling in a rapidly changing and dynamic world. Today, SMU is home to 5,400 students and comprises six schools. It also has a dedicated Office of Research, a number of Centres of Excellence, and provides public and customized programmes through Executive Education. The SMU campus is a state-of-the art facility located right in the heart of Singapore's civic and business district.
With a membership of over 3,000 corporate members ranging from MNCs to SMEs, SMF carries out a myriad of activities to enhance the competitive edge of its members and promotes trade and business collaboration between its members and international businesses. Together with IPI Singapore and IE Singapore, SMF is also a member of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Singapore consortium.
Established in 1954, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) offers broad-based, multi-disciplinary and flexible curriculum dedicated to hands-on experience and is committed to the development of its applied research and development capability to enhance the quality of teaching and commercialisation efforts. SP Technology Transfer & Enterprise Centre was established to enhance the Technology, Innovation and Enterprise capabilities of SP. The centre's core competencies are Grants Strategising, IP management & commercialization and new venture creation.
The Singapore University of Technology and Design is established in collaboration with MIT to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. This will be accomplished, with a focus on Design, through an integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and multi-disciplinary research.
NoviCor Technology Partners is a leading Innovation and R&D Consulting Company in Turkey. They serve domestic and international companies that develop technology from the planning phase to the execution and commercialization phases. Since its establishment in 2006, they have been dedicated to supporting the future of technology and fostering innovation in Turkey. They assist their clients in fostering innovation in their organizations and getting access to financial resources including R&D grants as well as venture capital.
TechBridge Ventures is a Technology Commercialization company of Nanyang Technological University. We aim to help companies create a sustainable competitive advantage by identifying, developing and commercializing technologies from our extensive technology portfolio. We catalyze innovation through our Global Innovators Network, and work with Clients to bridge the gap between Innovation and Successful Commercialization. Our core capabilities include business development, project management, technology sourcing and commercialization. At TechBridge Ventures, we share a passion for creating a sustainable future. We firmly believe in the necessity to adopt technology innovations to realize sustainable development for all.
Temasek Polytechnic (TP) is a significant contributor to the field of para-professional education in Singapore. TP currently offers 52 full-time diploma courses in the areas of applied science, business, design, engineering, humanities & social sciences and informatics & IT. It also offers over 40 part-time courses, up to the advanced diploma level. TP students undergo a holistic learning system that combines hands-on experience, character education and relevant life skills, in an enriching learning environment. The Polytechnic has also infused global realities into its programmes and developed a mindset on campus that embraces socio-cultural diversity. These approaches ensure that TP graduates are economy relevant, future relevant and life relevant.
Thailand Centre of Excellent for Life Sciences (TCELS) was established as a public organization under supervision of the Ministry of Science and Technology. TCELS has crucial mission assigned by the government to increase development and impulse the life science business and industries in Thailand concerning for health. Its mission also focuses on promoting Thailand to become well-known and widely accepted in life science area.
University of Science, Malaysia (Universiti Sains Malaysia; acronym: USM) is a public university in Malaysia. There are three campuses: one on the island of Penang (Main Campus), one in Kelantan (Health Campus), and one in Nibong Tebal (Engineering Campus). There is offshore collaboration with KLE University, India offering the Doctor of Medicine (USM) undergraduate degree. USM plans to open a Global Campus (Kuala Lumpur Campus) located at Kuala Lumpur Education City (KLCE). With around 28,300 postgraduate and undergraduate students in 2009, USM is one of the biggest universities in terms of enrolment in Malaysia.
The University of Malaya is a public research university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is the oldest and most esteemed university in Malaysia. The university's name was abbreviated as Malaya during the pre-independence period. The university was founded in 1949 as a public-funded tertiary institution. Today, it has more than 2,500 faculty members. In 2012, UM was granted autonomy status by the Ministry of Higher Education.
The University of the Philippines Diliman (also referred to as UPD or UP Diliman) is a coeducational, research state university located in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. It was established on February 12, 1949 as the flagship campus and seat of administration of the University of the Philippines System, the national university of the Philippines. UP Diliman is the fourth oldest constituent university of UP.
Yildiz Technical University is one of the seven public universities situated in İstanbul besides being the 3rd oldest university of Turkey with its history dating back to 1911. It is regarded as one of the best universities in the country, as well. Our university has 10 Faculties, 2 Institutes, the Vocational School of Higher Education, the Vocational School for National Palaces and Historical Buildings, the Vocational School for Foreign Languages and more than 30,000 students.
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (or FFG) is an organization for the promotion of research and innovation in the field of applied and industrial research in Austria and is 100% owned by the Republic of Austria. The aim is to strengthen the business location Austria through targeted programs, especially in research and development. The ownership is represented by the federal government through the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour.
Florenus AG with headquarter in Berlin (Germany) translates breakthrough inventions into marketable products and solutions. We offer managed technology services, ranging from consulting to technology management with clear focus on generating added value to technology owners like companies, banks, scientists and inventors. Simultaneously, we accelerate our partnersÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ success and competitiveness by searching and identifying the right technologies for their business. Florenus concentrates on strong growth portfolios of cleantech, innovative materials and processes, infocomm technology, medtech and security technology. We believe in turning ideas and technologies into valuable innovation, making contributions for a liveable and sustainable future for the society.
Fraunhofer EMFT stands for applied research into sensors and actuators for man and the environment. The following core competences form the basis of the research work at Fraunhofer EMFT: silicon technology (individual processes and integration), flexible electronics, chemical sensor materials and the ability to create systems. Each of these core competences in its own right allows new kinds of sensors and actuators to be created. But the real strength of Fraunhofer EMFT lies in the interaction between these areas. We offer: 1) Technology transfer and introduction of the process into production, 2) Technology transfer including fitting plants with key components (also retro-fit of existing plants) and 3) Scale up of processes and technologies for industrial plants.
The Global Incubator Network (GIN) has been initiated in 2015 by the Austrian federal government and is financed by "Nationalstiftung für Forschung, Technologie und Entwicklung". GIN is managed by Austria Wirtschaftsservice (aws) and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), the two main national financing and funding agencies. GIN is the single point of contact for startups, investors and incubators interested in the Austrian and the European markets respectively. GIN connects entrepreneurs and investors as well as incubators and provides an international network of key players in innovation and finance.
The Hungarian National Trading House (HNTH) is the official agency within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade that seeks to secure export options for Hungarian products, services and startups. Through its InnoTrade Program, HNTH offers consulting and foreign market validation opportunities for accessing South East Asian demands for innovative companies, technology transfer players and key local investors/accelerators/universities. The InnoTrade Program is responsible for facilitating the discoverability and matchmaking of these efforts with South East Asian business prospects.
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, drives productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to de-risk, enable and support innovation and connecting them to partners, customers and investors that can help them turn ideas into commercially successful products and services and business growth.
LC Innoconsult International is the brand name of Laser Consult Kft. The company was established in 1992 with the objective of accompanying customers from the innovation idea all the way to selling the intellectual property by providing complex innovation services. Its task is to promote the commercialisation of intellectual properties, to create a business value out of innovative solutions, to assist the cooperation of research organisations and enterprises and to develop Hungarian higher education by providing professional support to innovation activities. Special emphasis is on establishing a relation based on confidence with our partners and developing long-term successful cooperation.
MBM ScienceBridge GmbH evaluates, protects and commercializes inventions for nine universities and research facilities in Germany. It was founded as a private company and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Gottingen Public Law Foundation. MBM ScienceBridge GmbH evaluates inventions with regard to their patentability and economic potential, coordinates the application for an intellectual property right and subsequently tries to commercializes resulting IP rights. To this end we present such projects worldwide to companies in order to identify partners who are interested in developing the invention into a product and placing the product onto the market. In this context we will negotiate license agreements with relevant companies.
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) is the highest state scientific institution, which organizes, manages and coordinates fundamental and applied studies in the Republic of Belarus. There are 120 organizations in the NASB structure, where more than 16 thousand people work. The NASB implements projects of various scientific and engineering directions, in collaboration with numerous national and foreign scientific and manufacturing enterprises, and actively participates in internal programs. We invite our potential partners to mutually beneficial scientific collaboration, participation in the joint projects and ventures, as well as to become our customers of science-intensive products.
Newcastle University (legally, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England. The university can trace its origins to a School of Medicine and Surgery (later the College of Medicine), established in 1834, and to the College of Physical Science (later renamed Armstrong College), founded in 1871. These two colleges came to form one division of the federal University of Durham, with the Durham Colleges forming the other. The Newcastle colleges merged to form King's College in 1937. In 1963, following an Act of Parliament, King's College became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
NTNU is Norway's second largest university and the only university in Norway with a technological main profile. As a concrete follow-up of the Norwegian governments recently published White Paper on IPRs, NTNU is in the process of establishing the Norwegian Academy for Intellectual Property (NAIP), which main focus will be on education and research related to the role of IP in innovation processes and value creation. In a recent European ranking, NTNU was ranked as the 4th best university in the world when it comes to collaboration with industry (based on the frequency and totality of joint publications).
The Politecnico di Milano is the largest technical university in Italy, with about 40,000 students. It offers undergraduate, graduate and higher education courses in engineering, architecture and design. Founded in 1863, it is the oldest university in Milan. The Politecnico has two main campuses in Milan city, where the majority of the research and teaching activity are located, and other satellite campuses in five other cities across Lombardy and Emilia Romagna. The central offices and headquarters are located in the historical campus of Città Studi in Milan, which is also the largest, active since 1927.
The Politecnico di Torino is one of the most important universities in Europe for engineering and architecture studies, strongly committed to collaboration with industry. Politecnico is a research university that participates at the highest levels of international scientific research. Research activities, are structured in four macro-areas: Industrial Engineering; Information Technology; Management and Mathematical Engineering; Civil, Environmental, Architecture and Design Engineering. The new campus hosts the Business Research Center that provides partners with office space and laboratories for innovation and technology transfer. Among the companies currently hosted stand partners as General Motors Powertrain Europe, ST Microelectronics, Pirelli and more.
Quantum Leap ("QL") is one of the first Italian patent broker, bridging research and business in Italy and worldwide. QL works both for inventors looking to sell or license their patents as well as for companies looking for patented inventions to exploit within their business. In a country where most companies are small size and they can invest limited resources in innovation, QL is a firm believer in the open innovation opportunity, enabling companies to look for innovation created by others, and patent owners to license their patents on the market.
Scandi Insight AS provides just that, deep insight in Scandinavia and Finland. It renders Nordic consulting and advisory from Oslo and Singapore, in collaboration with government agencies and advisory firms across the Nordic region. Scandi Insight's core is facilitation of business and capital from Asia to the Nordics.
Strategic Allies Ltd is a company of technology scouts that uses "People to do deals, not computers". We do this by leveraging on our established network of personal associates around the world to search for our client's individual requirements within their own networks. The client's need could be to find specific solutions to persistent technical problems in its product or manufacturing route or could just as likely be to seek and seed innovation opportunities into its existing or new products.
tecnet equity is an agency of Lower Austria with the mission to finance and commercialise inventions and new technologies. We invest in the creation of new enterprises with venture capital and enable new products for the benefit of business and public welfare. tecnet is partner of premier universities and research organisations of Austria moving their research results from the lab to the market and by that transferring inventions into successful innovations. For our industry partners we enable fast and pragmatic collaborations with academic R&D and provide access to the latest technologies and patents in order to gain cost-effectively a competitive advantage and create new business prospects.
TNO is an independent research organisation whose expertise and research make an important contribution to the competitiveness of companies and organisations, to the economy and to the quality of society as a whole. TNO's unique position is attributable to its versatility and capacity to integrate this knowledge.
The University of Glasgow actively supports the co-development and licensing of intellectual property to existing companies to take to market. Enquiries are welcomed about our current portfolio and grant funding schemes that can help meet the costs of de-risking and market facing development e.g. Technology Strategy Board; EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account; GU KE Fund. Importantly the University recognises that it generates more opportunities than it can support directly to exploit therefore in order to encourage uptake our portfolio of licensing opportunities are categorised as royalty-bearing and royalty-free (known as EASY ACCESS IP).
The University of Leeds is a British Redbrick University located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The University is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities and the N8 Group for research collaboration.
University of Pardubice (in Czech Univerzita Pardubice, UPA) is a university in Pardubice, the Czech Republic. In 2005 it had nearly 8,000 students. It is the only university in Pardubice Region.
Arizona Technology Enterprises (AzTE) is the exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization for Arizona State University (ASU). Among U.S. institutions with at least US$300 million in research expenditures, AzTE ranked in the top ten for invention disclosures, licenses and options, and startups formed per $10 million in research. ASU is the largest public university in the United States and one of the Top 100 universities in the world.
Imagine H20 is is global water innovation accelerator that provides its partners and participating companies a path-to-market for emerging water technology businesses. It partners include leading utilities, corporations, investors, academic institutions and associations committed to advancing water innovation.
Old Dominion University also known as ODU is a public, co-educational research university located in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, with two satellite campuses in the Hampton Roads area. It was established in 1930 as the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary and is now one of the largest universities in Virginia with an enrollment of 24,670 students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Its campus covers over 251 acres straddling the city neighborhoods of Larchmont, Highland Park, and Lambert's Point approximately 5 miles from Downtown Norfolk.
CSIRO is Australia's national science and technology agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world. We work with global and local partners to commercialise research and technology. Our research is mission driven in materials, manufacturing, energy, environment and health related fields. Our work in manufacturing has led to the development of cleaner, advanced materials and manufacturing technologies that enable companies to increase both quality and productivity. Our innovation in new materials and processes occurs at the intersections of biology, chemistry, and physics.
Curtin is widely recognised for practical research that is firmly focused on solving real-world problems. Underpinning our research endeavours are strong partnerships with industry, business and government, which result in outcomes that greatly benefit the broader community locally, nationally and globally. Partnership opportunities include investment, collaboration and licensing in technology areas such as Mining and Resources, Information and Communications, Sustainability and Health Sciences. Curtin actively invests in commercialisation opportunities and has a current portfolio of 10 spin-out companies, a number of which are selling products internationally. These include Neuromonics Ltd, Sensear Pty Ltd, HiSeis Pty Ltd and i-Cetana Pty Ltd.
RMIT University (officially Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) is a high volume Australian public university of technology, design, and enterprise based in Melbourne, Victoria. RMIT was founded in 1887 by grazier, politician and public benefactor the Hon Francis Ormond—as the Working Men's College of Melbourne. Its foundation campus is located in Melbourne City, and is a contiguous part of the northern area of the city centre. It opened as a night school for instruction in art, science and technology—to support the industrialisation of Melbourne during the 19th century. It had an initial enrollment of 320 students. As of 2013, it has an enrollment of around 82,000 students across vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
UniSA Ventures (formerly ITEK) is the technology commercialisation arm (TTO) of the University of South Australia. Their mission is to facilitate the translation of outcomes from research into products and services that create a commercial return and have a positive impact on society. Additionally, we are an important conduit linking UniSA to industry whereby industry needs can be addressed using the world-class expertise and capabilities within the University.