Technology Transfer Office (TTO)

The Technology Transfer Office is the point of contact for academic and administrative staff at USI and affiliated institutes for the:

  • evaluation of the innovative potential of scientific results and options for protection;
  • negotiation of intellectual property provisions within commercial agreements with business entities;
  • evaluation of patentability and submission of patent applications;
  • drafting of relevant agreements and documents.

In particular, all patent applications and intellectual property agreements must be discussed with the Technology Transfer Office, which is responsible for the process at USI and towards external patent attorneys.

The USI Technology Transfer Office operates within the USI Research and Transfer Service.

Read the Policy on Technology and Knowledge Transfer.

Technology Transfer Manager

Andrea Foglia

Technology Transfer Manager

Marcello Triulzio

Technology Transfer Collaborator