University-Industry Liaison Office

The University-Industry Liaison Office enables research and innovation partnerships with industry, entrepreneurs, government and non-profit organizations.  They offer advice and education related to Intellectual Property, Patenting, and Technology Transfer.  As a UBC researcher, you should contact the UILO if you:

  • Want to engage in a research partnership with industry, non-profits or government
  • Have a research discovery you wish to commercialize 
  • Have a technology that you want to patent 
  • Wish to create a spin-off company around UBC intellectual property or research capacity