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Industry Partnerships & Commercialization


The IP&C office nurtures innovation at SickKids and fosters an environment that encourages the establishment of start-ups by investors as well as industry engagement. As a matchmaker between industry and SickKids, it is our goal to facilitate this interaction to increase the probability for commercial success. We are committed to continue bridging the gap in translating promising research discoveries made at SickKids into the development of new and improved technologies and treatments for the best possible care of children worldwide.

IP&C manages hundreds of inventions disclosed by SickKids staff. By proactively seeking industry partners, we aim to foster complementary business relationships between inventors and industry. In addition to maintaining a broad health-care knowledge base, we stay abreast with market trends and industry perspectives to provide a targeted approach during the commercialization process.

Our team promotes innovation developed by SickKids staff and facilitates collaboration with industry in a variety of disciplines. Let us help you find your match!