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Research Innovation Office

Turning Discoveries Into Innovative Solutions

Our agile and consultative team is dedicated to supporting researchers, entrepreneurs, and industry partners, as they navigate the journey from idea to impact. Our mission is to empower and advance research endeavours along the innovation pathway, fostering a dynamic ecosystem where discoveries transform into real-world impact.

Licensing Opportunities
New Research Awards & Agreements (2021-2022)
Active Licenses/Agreements

Commercialization Policy

The University of Guelph is committed to knowledge and technology transfer as part of its mission to Improve Life. The Commercialization Policy and Framework provides faculty, staff, and students with information, resources, and guidance to help them protect, manage, and commercialize intellectual property from U of G-related research.

Discover how RIO supported U of G commercialization activities in the Annual Commercialization Update 2023-2024.

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Created at Guelph 2022 - 2023

Discover the incredible work of the University of Guelph community and industry partners to improve life in the Research Innovation Office's Annual Report.