True value of science can be measured as benefit to society. The knowledge generated can help in solving every day challenges in fields like health care, medical technology, nutrition, materials, energy, and sustainability. Business Generator assists in transferring the knowledge generated at the UMCG and RUG to companies and society, by initiating collaborations and licensing opportunities.
The process of transferring knowledge involves multiple steps and Business Generator can assist in each of them, for example, screening of ideas, obtaining intellectual property protection, identifying partners or customers, and negotiating agreements. Business Generator also supports starting entrepreneurs and companies with, for example, strategy development, business planning, organizational structuring and financial evaluations. There are multiple funding structures available and Business Generator can provide access to external funds and investors.
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