Research Commercialistaion Officer David Beet Research Commercialisation Officer
David is responsible for commercialising research outcomes for the University and industry collaborators.
David will work with you to commercialise your research through:
identifying the commercial value of your research
protecting the intellectual property of your research
working with industry to commercialise your research
negotiating with licensees, investors and partners
David supports research commercialisation for engineering and the physical sciences at the University.
David started his working life searching and analysing patents, before becoming an IP Manager. With over 15 years in the IP sector he has held roles in a patent attorney firm, a start-up technology company, a government-funded investment organisation, and as a consultant; providing a wide-context of how IP is used in various commercial entities.
David holds an MSci in Physics from the University of Durham, and is an Associate member of CIPA.