The DTVC Technology Commercialization (TC) team has been established to support the commercialization of early stage technology. DTVC TC are seeking to learn more about technology commercilisation opportunities from industry and academia across a range of industry sectors.
It is widely recognized the research, innovation and entrepreneurship need to be harnessed further in order to maintain and promote economic growth. DTVC TC achieves this objective through its invention management process that includes:

Assessment of a technology through a proven and structured technology assessment process.

DTVC TC assess the following areas:

  • Market Assessment / Market Potential
  • Competition / Barrier to Entry
  • Technology Maturity
  • Future Technology Development Needs
  • Proprietary Position
  • Team

DTVC offer a range of services at various stages of the commercialization process including:

  •  Investment in Technology Commercialization
    • Technology Development / Scale-up
  • Engage with Business
  • Development of the Business Model
  • Transaction of deals
    • Spin-Out and / or License Deals

For more information about the DTVC Process 

What to do next:
To submit a technology disclosure for evaluation please download the appropriate disclosure form, complete and email to



Technology Transfer links

Praxisunico is an influential UK network that drives the commercialization of academic and public sector research; a strong voice for technology and knowledge transfer

ATUM (Association of University Technology Managers)
AUTM is a nonprofit association of technology managers and business executives who manage intellectual property.

ASTP-Proton is the premier, pan-European association for professionals involved in knowledge transfer between universities and industry. By promoting and professionalizing knowledge transfer practice, the association aims to enhance the impact of public research on society and the economy.

Intellectual Property Links

UK Patent Office
European Patent Office
European Intellectual Property Association (EIPA)