TTO

The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) ensures that scientific and technological developments generated by the CNIC are accessible to a wider range of users who can then further develop and exploit the technology into new products, processes, applications, materials or services.

  • Detection, identification and assessment of existing and innovative technologies which can be commercially exploited.
  • Valorization of the technology maturity and potential industrial interest.
  • Funding, management and protection of CNIC’s IP through patents.
  • Database search of scientific articles and patents.
  • Promotion and dissemination of CNIC’s research activities and results, through offers-demand platforms and attending to partnering/brokerage events.
  • Identifying commercial licensing opportunities for our intellectual property portfolio
  • Negotiating licensing terms and conditions
  • Drafting and executing license and consultancy agreements
  • CNIC technology transfer through entrepreneurship: spinoffs
  • Promotion of collaboration agreements between researchers and the industry at local, national and international level. Follow up of private R&D projects.
  • Negotiation, management and follow up of Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) and Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs)

The TTO also works closely with a prestigious patent agency for advice on intellectual property rights and has the legal advice of an international law firm specialized in this field.

Other members

Name and Surname Category Extension Email
Gómez-Valadés Martínez, Carmen Technician Ext. 4237 Contact
López Martín, Noelia Technician Ext. 4236 Contact