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Research partnerships

We connect external partners with UVic faculty and students. These include industry, government, not-for-profit organizations, other post-secondary institutions, and Indigenous governments and organizations. 

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Business and industry partnerships

Our partnerships team connects industry, government and business partners with research expertise. We can also help you access funding programs for sponsored research and technology development. Learn about how to conduct research with UVic.

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Community partnerships

Our partnerships team connects not-for-profit organizations and government to UVic researchers. They can help you transform your idea into innovative solutions to inform policy, programs and practice. They can also help you access funding programs for research and knowledge mobilization initiatives that positively impact communities. Learn about how to conduct research with UVic.

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UVic technologies

Find a selection of UVic's licensable technologies and start-ups seeking partners on the IN-PART website.

Have questions about UVic technologies?

Partnerships quick facts


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Invention management

We support faculty, staff and students through their innovation journey. We aid in the development of research partnerships, intellectual property management (IP), commercialization, licensing and start-ups.

We support the management and development of novel ideas, inventions, processes and technologies to bring them to reality.

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Entrepreneurs at UVic

We have established a vibrant and diverse community to support our innovators and entrepreneurs. At the hub of this community, our Coast Capital Innovation Centre (CCIC) provides a range of supports. CCIC works with student, faculty and staff creators to bring their ideas to reality. Our supports include mentorship, connections, funding and action-based programming to grow their business or venture.

Innovation blog

Insightful and inspiring articles on innovative research, start-ups and intellectual property emerging from UVic.

UVic Research Partnership Success Stories

The University of Victoria (UVic) is known for creating innovative solutions to tackle common problems seen in industry and community. UVic thrives on a collaborative team environment to bringnovel technologies...

Six Pieces of Advice from Start-up Founders

Devesh Bharadwaj of Pani Energy, Victor Nicolov of ANVY Technologies and Juan Orrego of Cuboh, founders of Victoria based start-ups, shared their entrepreneurial journeys including their successes, their...

Reflections From a Solo Founder

Paul Graham from YCombinator famously wrote in his blog post “The 18 Mistakes That Kill Startups”, that the number 1 mistake is being a ‘single founder’. He explains that “the low points in astartup...

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Research partnerships team

Contact our dedicated research partnership teams to discuss how we can help connect you with the right people, funding and resources to meet your needs.

For general enquiries, please contact us or call 250-721-6500.

For a full list of our Liaison Officers and contacts, visit the Research Partnerships (RPKM) team directory listing.

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