Medical research charities want patients to benefit from the research they fund. Protecting discoveries and exploiting intellectual property (IP) are vital stages in the development of new drugs and treatments.
The Intellectual Property Group work to identify the current and future challenges that medical research charities face when they deal with IP. This helps charities understand how to exploit the IP which may arise out of research which they have funded.
The Intellectual Property Group has worked to create a Template Research Agreement which charities may use as a guideline for agreements with Research Institutions. » read more
The Association of Medical Research Charities - UK (AMRC) have also carried out some studies on how charities can benefit from IP. » read more