Enterprise and Knowledge Exploitation (EKE)
The Enterprise and Knowledge Exploitation (EKE) team within RDSO is the major interface between the University of Bath’s academic staff and external parties to stimulate and develop routes to exploit University research outcomes. The team focuses on delivering innovative business support activities, including through the Technology Strategy Board (TSB), business collaborations, licensing based partnerships, entrepreneurships and new company formation.
EKE consists of three core functions:
- Business Development Management and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) – The Business Development Managers within EKE are responsible for working with academic staff to develop funded projects with industry and other stakeholders through a variety of mechanisms including KTPs. The principal aim of a KTP is to transfer academic expertise from the university into real business projects, enabling companies to drive forward dynamic change and introduce new innovative technology within the UK.
- Intellectual Property Protection Process
- Intellectual Property Process Summary
- Invention Record Form
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