Commercialisation of research

The Commercialisation Team can help academics and researchers with their enterprise activity by assessing and developing ideas arising from their research which have the potential for commercial use or societal or environmental benefit. We then develop and implement plans to bring these ideas to market through licensing or SpinOuts.

Most of the projects we support have a commercial focus, but we can also actively support projects whose returns are non-commercial - such as social enterprises.

Our Intellectual Property Commercialisation Policy‌‌ and SpinOut Policy provide plenty of useful information. You will need your username and password to access these documents.

We can manage the whole process

Meet the team

We hold regular Enterprise Clinics across campus as well as other enterprise-related events and initiatives. Visit the calendar to find out more – and to review Enterprise Funding Group deadlines and meetings.

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Dr Monalie Bandulasena

MICRA Commercialisation Associate

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Dr Paul Burrows

Commercialisation Manager


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Dr Pilar Carr

Commercialisation Associate


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Terry Everett

IP Systems Officer

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Pete Hitchings

Incubator Manager

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Jonathan Jackson

Jonathan Jackson

Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence

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Roshna Mistry

Dr Roshna Mistry

Commercialisation Manager


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Janette Pallas

MICRA Entrepreneurial Training Development Manager

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