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University of Bath

Research Commercialistaion Officer David Beet Research Commercialisation Officer

David is responsible for commercialising research outcomes for the University and industry collaborators.

Role

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.

Career

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.

Education

David holds an MSci in Physics from the University of Durham, and is an Associate member of CIPA.