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What is Innovation Mobilization and Partnerships?

Innovation Mobilization and Partnerships (IMP) has a two-part, interrelated mandate:

  • Innovation Mobilization: Creating significant and sustainable value for society, industry and the environment, by helping researchers explore pathways to impact for their innovations, including patenting, licensing, and venture creation.
  • Partnerships: Helping researchers engage in strategic partnerships and creating strong innovation ecosystem partnerships to pave the way to innovation impact.