About TTO

University of Manitoba Technology Transfer Office  (TTO) goals

  • Oversee intellectual property (IP) at the University of Manitoba
  • Manage technology-based alliances with local and global partners
  • Facilitate research partnership with local and global industries
  • Enable start-up ventures
  • Support interactions between the university, industry and community partners

Role
Increase knowledge mobilization between the University of Manitoba and commercial partners (industries & community).

"The Pull and Push Model"

PULLS NEEDS FROM THE OUTSIDE

  • Promotes industry/academic collaborations by understanding industry challenges

PUSHES TECHNOLOGIES FROM THE INSIDE

  • Oversees intellectual property development for researchers
  • Works in the best interest of the inventors to protect their discovery
  • Guides researchers through the communication process of their inventions and the development of a marketing strategy