VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava,
Innovation Support Centre – Commercialization of R&D Results Department

Basic information

Commercialization of R&D Results Department, which is part of the ISC, focuses on knowledge and technology transfer between academia and industry. The aim is, on the one hand, to convey to the university the practical application of scientific discoveries and technological inventions, and, on the other hand, to allow the access of the application sphere to the latest scientific research findings and the technological equipment. The department specializes in the support of practical use of R&D results and it offers a methodological assistance in finding the appropriate form of innovative product use on the market, a legal support for the implementation of chosen way of commercialization, a verification of potential of the research knowledge for the commercialization or a possible search for the potential business partner or investor. The department is also used as a single Contact point for easy orientation in the complex structure of university departments.

Innovation Support Centre (ISC), ensuring technology transfer between academia and industry, is a supportive centre of VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava. The University is one of Czech’s largest public universities and it provides tertiary education within 7 faculties to over 17,000 students in engineering, technical, and economic related areas. Strategic activities are divided into education, science, research, development and creative activities and cooperation with industry. All these activities are connected to support innovations in the Moravian-Silesian Region. Research at the University is ensured by close connection to industry in the region, which in turn ensures that education is geared towards helping students solve the real problems found in the workplace.

Administrative information

Full name: Innovation Support Centre – Commercialization of R&D Results Department
Parent institution/s: VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava
Contact address: Centrum podpory inovací, útvar 9720
17. listopadu 15/2172
708 33 Ostrava-Poruba
Web: cpi.vsb.cz
Member of Transfera.cz since: 2014

Contact technology information

Name and surname: Miroslav Neulinger
E-mail: Miroslav.neulinger@vsb.cz