Industry Liaison and Innovation (ILI) is the business development arm of Dalhousie University. It facilitates the transfer of Dalhousie's scientific knowledge and technology for public use and benefit; promotes research by facilitating appropriate relationships between Dalhousie and industrial collaborators; generates income to support research at Dalhousie, and advances the school's reputation as a leading research university both nationally and internationally.
Products and Services
ILI offers a wide variety of products and services to the research community including:
Intellectual property protection including copyrights, trade-marks and patents
Management of such intellectual property
Ongoing contract compliance
Funding advice (federal and provincial government)
Management of research agreements, including confidentiality and material transfer agreements.
Assistance with industry-researcher matching for its commercial partners.