With the implementation of the University Act 2002, public universities faced new challenges and opportunities for the exploitation of intellectual property (IP) rights. The mission of protecting IP is very young and builds on the fact that the rights to inventions resulting from government-sponsored research at universities are assigned to the universities. At the same time the university takes the responsibility and obligation to promote the transfer of the university’s research for commercialization. Economically exploitable IP must be sold in accordance with the EU state aid framework directive only in accordance with the market value.
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The report of a service invention secures not only the correct way of exploitation, but is also the basis for working with the Office of Technology Transfer and with cooperation partners. Filling out the disclosure form you have to answer all relevant questions about your invention, which speeds up the process of exploitation.
After you have logged in, you can find the following information on these pages:
What's a service invention and what will happen after my reporting?
- How to make a service invention disclosure?
- The Rectorate's Guidelines on the exploitation of inventions at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (in german)
If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Transfer Office!