The important growth in investment in scientific research will not drive our productive system nor encourage innovation in our companies if we are not able to create a dynamic and efficient technology transfer system.
Public research institutions in our country universities, hospitals and research centers and institutes, must be the main motors of technological development in Catalonia. However, for this to be possible, the knowledge they generate must move beyond these organizations.
In Catalonia, most universities and hospitals have a Technology Transfer department, responsible for providing support for all research projects done within the institution and promoting, fostering, encouraging innovation, valorising, disseminating the research, adding value and bringing it to market efficiently. They may be identified with different titles
Some of the active Technology Transfer Units in Catalonia can be found at:
You can look for more information in Biocat’s Directory.