The most frequent forms of cooperation between Jožef Stefan Institute and companies are measurements, advising, training, project preparation and/or submission, staff exchange, joint publications, equipment lending and similar. Read more about the characteristics of possible collaboration modes:
Contract research is a research of a smaller value, short duration, for which the interest is coming from industry, the problems addressed by researchers typically require specific skills and equipment.
Results: are very important for industrial partner but are typically not independently publishable or patentable but if they are Intellectual Property belongs to the industrial partner, often they are seen as a trade secret.
Contents: measurement, assessment
It is typical for studies in collaboration with industry that the use of outcome of research projects is unclear but at the same time there is a strong interest in the industry. Contracts are of greater value and duration of the research is time-demanding.
Results: are usually publishable / newly created Intellectual Property is suitable for protection. Typically, ownership of intellectual property is divided, as in solving the problems both academic researchers and industry are involved.
Contents: semi-finished prototypes
Results: revenue from the sale of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) created by Public RTD Organization to interested industrial partners. Inventors gain material interest.
Contents: sale of a license
The offer of technologies that have already been developed at the Jožef Stefan Institute and are available for research collaboration and licensing are listed on our website:
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