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Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Intellectual Property Commercialisation

Intellectual Property Commercialisation

Welcome to the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) web pages. These pages provide information and guidance on intellectual property (IP) at Coventry University as well as details of intellectual property in our portfolio that is available for commercialisation.

Welcome to the Intellectual Property Commercialisation Office web pages. The IP Commercialisation Office works with staff and students at Coventry University to bring ideas for novel products and services to market. We are responsible for intellectual property disclosure, registration, management and commercialisation of the University’s research outputs to generate impact and revenue for the University. These pages provide information about the intellectual property in our portfolio that is available through licensing and our spinout companies.  Please contact us if you are interested in utilising the University’s intellectual property or if you have any queries.

Ricardo Costa: Publishing a book and an app

If you are a member of staff or a student at Coventry University then you can find further information on the staff and student portals.  Please also contact us with any questions that you have.

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Meet the Team

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+44 (0) 7974984387

Dr. Brian More

IP Commercialisation Director

Area(s) of expertise: Intellectual Property, Management, Business Development, Spin-out registration, Licensing and business growth


Tim Francis

IP Commercialisation Executive

Area(s) of expertise: For information and impartial advice on spin-outs; licensing; intellectual property; intellectual asset management; commercial opportunities appraisal process.

Ed Cole

IP Commercialisation Executive

Area(s) of expertise: For information and impartial advice on spin-outs; licensing; intellectual property; intellectual asset management; commercial opportunities appraisal process.

Mandy Tipple

IP Commercialisation Assistant

Area(s) of expertise: To provide administrative support to the IP Commercialisation Office and maintain the university’s Intellectual Property Rights portfolio and policy.

Videos

The IPR Team works across the whole University, with both staff and students. These case studies provide a snapshot of some of our work.

 


Daniel Lynch
Spinning out a company

Spin-out companies

Microcab Industries

www.microcab.co.uk

The Microcab is the product of innovative thinking by entrepreneur John Jostins. For many years he has visualised a small, urban vehicle with zero emissions suitable for use as a taxi or light freight carrier. The result is a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, pollution free and virtually silent in operation. The only emission is water vapour.


Inocardia

www.inocardia.com

InoCardia have developed an assay which allows drugs that are under development by pharmaceutical companies to be screened for any undesirable effects on the heart. Adverse drug effects on the heart are a major cause of attrition in drug Discovery & Development and a major cause of drug withdrawals. Drug withdrawal can cost companies billions in lost revenue and legal fees.


 Exilica

www.exilica.co.uk

Exilica manufactures advanced technology micro spheres and hollow silica shells. Both spherical particles (or beads) and shells can be utilised to absorb and/or contain a variety of compounds which can then be released in a controlled manner.


CyberOwl

www.cyberowl.io/

Using ‘Bayesian analytics’ to attribute threat levels and to assess the probability and risk of certain types of cyber attack, CyberOwl’s work focuses on creating an early warning system to detect breaches such as insider attacks and to develop appropriate counter attacks and evasion techniques.


Interactive Coventry

www.interactivecoventry.com

In an increasingly knowledge driven society Interactive Coventry provides solutions to reduce the complexity and cognitive burden on accessing and processing large volumes of data. The company offers solutions in both embedded hardware and software data analytics based on novel biologically inspired approaches for modelling and predicting patterns in complex real-time data for a range of applications.


 

Speedata Ltd

We are a group of highly experienced and internationally renowned experts dedicated to the creation of machine learning applications and complex data analytics for industry problems.