Industry and Partners

The Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) helps build successful partnerships between industry, business, government, and the University of Toronto research community and manages U of T’s portfolio of intellectual property – turning ideas and innovation into products, services, companies and jobs.

“Whether you have worked with us before or are looking to start a new partnership, IPO is your first stop in building a successful relationship with U of T.”
~ Derek Newton, Assistant Vice-President, Innovation, Partnerships and Entrepreneurship

Contact Derek at or (416) 946-3684.

Industry Partnerships

Find a research partner. Leverage funding. Access U of T forms and templates. Recruit our students. More

Commercialization at U of T

Browse our licensing and technology opportunities. Read about our commercialization partners. Learn about our start-up companies and entrepreneurial initiatives. More

Research with U of T

Learn about our institutional partnerships with external organizations which help to advance our research mission, and help translate the results of that research to the industries, communities and policy-makers who can make best use of that knowledge. More

Commercialization News

See all news related to commercialization at U of T

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