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Industry Partnerships and Commercialization
Industry Partnerships and Commercialization

About us

SickKids Industry Partnerships and Commercialization (IP&C) is committed to ensuring that innovations developed at the hospital have the widest impact possible. Originally formed under the name Corporate Ventures in 2006, IP&C is a collaborative team of professionals with diverse expertise, including business development officers and analysts, communications and marketing professionals, license and royalty managers and intellectual property advisors and technology commercialization specialists.

IP&C is ranked:

  • Number one in licensing revenues amongst research hospitals in Canada
  • Number one in licenses and options executed amongst research hospitals in Canada
  • Top 10 in licensing revenues among all academic institutions

IP&C numbers at a glance:

  • Licensing income received: $3.17 million
  • Licenses executed: 23
  • Invention disclosures received: 62
  • New US patent applications filed: 16
  • US Patents issued: 12
  • Research expenditures from industrial sources: $4.7 million

Rankings  from the 2011/ 12 Association of University Technology Managers annual licensing survey