Intellectual Property & Commercialisation

 RITISH SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL MYCOLOGY (BSMM) 2015 EXTRA SESSION

 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP)  & COMMERCIALISATION OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH

10 March 2015 14.00 – 16.00, The Crystal Suite, Copthorne Hotel, Aberdeen

Hosted by: Wellcome Trust Strategic Award for Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology (WTSA MMFI)

Special Guest: Dr Deborah O’Neill, CEO NovaBiotics and Ernest & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014

Open to all BSMM members, in particular students, trainees and postdoctoral research assistants attending the BSMM.


The workshop will cover the following topics:

 (1)  Introduction to IP and generation of impact      Dr Ann Lewendon & Dr James Duncan

 (2)  Workshop – Impact from research                   Dr Ann Lewendon & Dr James Duncan

 Tea/Coffee break

 (3)  Case study – a real world example                  Dr Deborah O’Neill, CEO and CSO of NovaBiotics

 (4)  Workshop – IP protection and commercialisation    Dr Ann Lewendon & Dr James Duncan

The workshop was run by Dr Ann Lewendon, Commercialisation Officer  & Company Development and Dr James Duncan, Technology  Transfer & Business Development Officer both from Research & Innovation at the University of Aberdeen.