Patents are a way for the University to transfer research results to companies and bring value to academic innovations for the benefit of the local communities and society.

The University is interested in establishing partnerships with businesses for the development of the patented technologies in order to create and bring on the market innovative products, processes, and services. Partner companies can be granted rights to exploit patented innovations through various different types of agreements, such as licences, options, etc.

The University’s portfolio of patents and other intellectual rights includes more than 150 innovations, some of which are international patents. Thanks to the University’s multidisciplinary research, the scope of these innovations ranges across the scientific and technology sectors.

Browse the full list of patents filed by the University of Bologna

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