Innovation Mobilization and Partnerships (IMP) supports high-quality research and works with inventors and industry to move USask discoveries out into the world. IMP’s services and supports span the lab-to-market spectrum:

Legal Services

  • Contracts and agreements, including research partnerships, material transfer agreements and non-disclosture agreements
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Advice and assistance with negotiations

Industry Engagement and Partnerships

  • Industry liaison services
  • Proactive prospecting for external partners

Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation

  • Invention disclosure support and processing
  • Assessment the potential market and societal impact of new technologies
  • Proof-of-concept support (validation of performance and commercial readiness)
  • Intellectual property protection and management
  • Financial coordination
  • Advice and assistance with negotiations
  • Facilitation of spin-off start-ups