WIT Technology Transfer Office

Contact person 
Valerie Brett
Institution 
Waterford Institute of Technology
E-mail 
vbrett@wit.ie
Country 
Ireland
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Knowledge Transfer Practice
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
No information provided
Identify the Knowledge Transfer area to which the practice belong 
University-Industry relations
Indicate the country from which the practice is 
Ireland
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
No information provided
What is the title/name of the practice? 
WIT Technology Transfer Office
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the practice 
All companies
Higher education institutions (education function)
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
New technology based firms/new knowledge intensive service firms
Other non-profit research organizations (not HEI)
What is the aim/objective? 
As part of the Institute's Research & Knowledge Strategy, the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) was formed to advance the Institute’s key strategic goals by working with researchers to broaden their route to commercialisation. Towards these goals, the Technology Transfer Office assists in identifying Intellectual Property, securing and maintaining Intellectual Property rights where appropriate and facilitating the exploitation of Intellectual Property in a fashion consistent with the Institute’s values and mission.
Give an overview of the practice 
the Technology Transfer Office assists in identifying Intellectual Property, securing and maintaining Intellectual Property rights where appropriate and facilitating the exploitation of Intellectual Property in a fashion consistent with the Institute’s values and mission.
What is the date of creation of this practice? 
Monday, January 1, 2007
Is the practice still active? 
Active
What is the approximate budget needed for implementing this practice? 
0.00€
What kind of resources is needed for implementing the practice? 
2 full time equivlents
Is this practice linked to an instrument/policy? 
Yes