Welcome to Innovation and Partnerships at McGill

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Innovation and Partnerships is the primary resource at McGill for bringing researchers and industry partners together for the generation of knowledge and technologies.

Our mission is to enhance McGill University’s local, regional, and global impact. Through partnerships, we create viable routes for translating research and discoveries into products, processes, and services to benefit society.

Our vision is to increase collaborations between McGill researchers and industry, to transform more of McGill’s research into market-ready inventions and to be recognized as a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship.

We accomplish these goals always in conjunction with our values which are as follows: 

  • We believe that knowledge gained through research should be freely disseminated to promote collaboration and the advancement of ideas (as reflected in our Global Access Principles)
  • We strive to provide high-quality service to the McGill research community and industry partners, while ensuring alignment with the mission of the University
  • We consider all forms of diversity an integral part of our office which reflects not only our research community, but also the research domains that we support
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Companies that partner with McGill University are at the forefront of technology innovation. They include many of Canada’s top R&D corporate innovation leaders and a large number of international partners. With more than 1,600 researchers, 8,000 graduate and postdoctoral students and 46 research centres, McGill University has the expertise, specialized equipment and services to accommodate your particular needs.

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Technologies for License

Technologies developed by McGill University researchers can solve many business problems. Consult the list of available technologies to see what might work for your needs.

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