Inventions and Business Ideas

The research done in the University produces many different kinds of results: new knowledge, biological materials, software, databases, inventions and business ideas. They provide the basis for publications and collaborative projects but also for establishing new business.

Employees of the University make appr. 60 invention disclosures annually. There are 2-4 new research based startups per year. See about more detailed statistics from inventions and startups.

At the University of Oulu in matters connected to inventions, business ideas, and intellectual property rights, you will be helped by the staff of Innovation Services.