Intellectual Property and Commercialization

Nipissing University is committed to developing processes, awareness, education, and support for the commercialization of research, knowledge, and scholarly activities. The Office of Graduate Studies, Research and Innovation, under the oversight of the Dean, Graduate Studies and Research (or equivalent) will develop the infrastructure necessary to support innovation and commercialization at Nipissing University.

The primary mission of a publicly funded institution is to create and disseminate public knowledge. The following policies and resources aim to encourage the creation of intellectual property (IP), and to facilitate the development and commercialization of IP, while safeguarding the academic freedom and interest of the University, its faculty, staff, and students.