Welcome to the Research Innovation Office

Our professional, knowledgeable team is experienced at turning University of Guelph discoveries into innovative solutions that address today’s complex challenges. We have the connections, resources, and tools to help you create, collaborate and commercialize your research to improve life for the community, the country and the world!

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Enroll in the Intellectual Properties Education Program - Foundations Module

We help University of Guelph researchers take their research to the next level through support with reporting an invention, crafting a value proposition or developing a knowledge mobilization plan. Contact one of us for more information. 

We help researchers connect with industry, government and business leaders to create mutually beneficial relationships and projects. To access our network, contact us today.

We provide assistance with intellectual property questions, licenses, patents, entrepreneurship programs and funding, and other aspects of commercialization. Contact us!

Commercialization Framework

The government of Ontario introduced a Commercialization Mandate Policy Framework that will help publicly assisted colleges and universities better commercialize innovations, ideas and products generated through “Ontario-made” research and innovation.

Read U of G’s commercialization framework.