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Commercialisation and Enterprise activities are supported by two teams within RKES - the Commercial Team and the Enterprise Team.

Commercialisation Team
The Commercialisation Team supports opportunities progressing towards a commercial outcome in accordance with the University's Investment and Commercial Policy and Process. The Team provides a range of services to help academic staff turn their research ideas into a strong commercial proposition, including: 

  • intellectual property advice
  • commercial opportunity analysis
  • commercialisation funding applications
  • management of commercial advisory panels
  • business plan support
  • forming a new company
  • management of investment portfolio of spin-out companies
  • licence negotiation
  • industry liaison

The Commercialisation Team has the following members: 

Enterprise Team
The Enterprise Team works with professional services staff, students and alumni to develop their enterprise skills and launch their businesses. The Enterprise Team delivers a programme of events to identify entrepreneurial talent, support new ventures and celebrate success, including:


The Enterprise Team has the following members:


For general enquiries please email enterprise@strath.ac.uk or call 0141 548 2775.

Both the Commercialisation and Enterprise teams are part of the Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network (SEN).

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The Commercialisation and Enterprise Team activity contribute to Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network

Find out about our technologies available for licensing

Find out about our spin-out companies

Read about the development of a powerful new antibiotic treatment for deadly infections which has been licensed by MGB Biopharma.

Read about one of Strathclyde's successful spin-out companies that licensed our revolutionary tidal turbine technology.

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