The protection of the results of scientific research is one of the key preconditions for successful commercialization of inventions. The process from the genesis of the invention until its commercialization, whether through a ‘spin-out’ (company based on the commercial exploitation of technology), or licensing technology, is known as technology transfer.
As part of a project entitled “Support for the Education and Information Center of the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia,” the University of Belgrade has in co-operation with the Office founded a Technology Transfer Center (TTC). The TTC’s activities include:
The role of the Office in the process of technology transfer is to help researchers by providing a number of services in the area of intellectual property, mainly patents, through the following activities: