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If you have an idea with commercial potential, Imperial Innovations can help

We take the first steps to protect your idea without delaying academic publication. We will conduct thorough market research and use our extensive industry contacts, expertise, and sources of funding to assess the commercial feasibility of your idea and decide on the best way to get it to market.

Our technology transfer executives are available to discuss your ideas with you and can offer guidance throughout the process of commercialisation. Even if you're not certain that your idea is sufficiently advanced to warrant protection, or you're not sure that it has commercial potential, please get in touch with us anyway. We will be more than happy to familiarise ourselves with your technology at an early stage and schedule a follow-up date in the future, if required.

The Imperial Innovations technology transfer office works with employees and students of Imperial College London and NHS Trusts connected with Imperial

Follow the link below to download our invention disclosure form. You may wish to complete this before you contact us, or think about the questions it contains.

Invention disclosure form

Before you publish

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Understanding IP

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The patenting process

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Starting a company

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Spin-out or license

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Development funding

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Frequent Questions

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Reward plan

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