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Towards a reform of the research assessment system

From March to November 2021, the European Commission consulted European and international stakeholders on how to facilitate and speed up reform so that the quality, performance and impact of research and researchers are assessed on the basis of more appropriate criteria and processes.



Grants and Collaborations-contributions from third parties

Hosted by ZonMw, this page provides guidance on how to set these agreements out properly and what to look out for. This information is intended as an aid in establishing (collaboration) agreements; no rights can be derived from this.


Training Materials

Present and Future of Software Licensing

Recording of the online workshop organised by the Digital Innovations SIG on 29 April 2021 | The Present and Future of Software Licensing - Mirko Lukacs of Utrecht Holdings



Study highlights economic benefits of owning IP rights

Released by the EPO and the EUIPO, this study shows that companies which own at least one patent, registered design or trade mark generate on average 20% higher revenues per employee than companies which do not own any of those intellectual property rights (IPRs).

  • Aimed at: Academic leaders at research centres, TTO & KTO Directors , SMEs
  • University: EPO report


World Intellectual Property Indicators 2020

The World Intellectual Property Indicators 2020 report covers 2019 data, predating the human and economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. What this year’s WIPI documents, however, is a strong foundation of IP activity that will serve as a base for new advancements as the pandemic subsides.

  • Aimed at: Academic leaders at research centres, TTO & KTO Directors


EPO: Valorisation of Scientific Results 2020

Valorisation of scientific results Patent commercialisation scoreboard: European universities and PROs”, finds that licensing is by far the preferred channel of commercialisation (accounting for 70% of the commercialisation of inventions), followed by R&D co-operation (14%) and the sale of patents (9%).



Tea with ASTP: Negotiating Licensing Terms

In this webinar recording, Anja Zimmerman, discusses how knowledge and technology transfer can happen in numerous ways, from publication of research results to collaborations between scientist, between research organisations, between academia and industry or by creating companies.