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IP & Business Development

Knowledge Transfer Office

We facilitate researchers in the field of intellectual property.

Patents are often essential to enable further development of promising research of the University of Groningen. We have a joint UG/UMCG patent policy and provide support in patent applications, commercialization of research of the university (IP-licensing or IP-transfer) and offer advice in the creation of start-up companies.

Contact: ip-info

The IP & Business Development team focuses on strengthening the societal impact of the research of the University of Groningen and on stimulating entrepreneurship.

We provide support in public-private partnerships.

The IP & Business Development team supports the project and idea development phase, assist with consortium formation by searching for regional partners and engaging new relations. We coordinate and align research agendas with national and regional programs and innovation strategies. Our focus is on connecting with all conceivable partners in the Northern Netherlands, North West Germany (from our branch office in Papenburg UGNWG ) and the European North Sea countries.

Examples of public-private research projects can be found at research collaborations.

Visitors/postal address Kadijk 4
9747 AT Groningen
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Contact details secretariaat.nk
Tel. 050 363 5459

We work in close collaboration with Funding Team, the Faculty Funding Officers, the legal department ABJZ of the University of Groningen and the Center for Development and Innovation and the legal/contract support desk of the UMCG.

The IP & Business Development team is a merger of the IP-Team of the University of Groningen and the Business Generator Groningen

Employees IP & Business Development team and their expertise

For more information do not hesitate to contact us.

A. (Anne) Been, MSc+31 6 2803 0215Director Stichting Business Generator Groningen
mr. S.R. (Bas) van Dijk+31 50 36 35439Lawyer
ir. H.J. (René) Finkers+31 50 36 37485Advisor Contract Research and Project Development
dr. H. (Herman) Groen+31 6 4329 7224
mr. L. (Linda) Hofkamp+31 50 36 33206Valorization & IP Lawyer
drs. P.R. (Peter) van Kampen+31 50 36 34362Deputy director UGNWG
dr. M.L. (Maarten) van Roosmalen+31 6 3984 0997Technology Transfer Officer
V.I. Stoica, Dr+31 50 36 34619Business Development Manager
A. (Anneke) Toxopeus+31 50 36 32629Assistant Patent Manager
C. (Cécile) Verger+31 6 3823 1992Technology Transfer Officer
dr. F.H. (Frits) Wijbenga+31 50 36 32814Business developer
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