Intellectual Property and Commercialisation Manager

Heriot-Watt University has a rich heritage and a longtime recognition as a leading research-led college and provider of education around the world with 5 global campuses in the UK, Dubai, and Malaysia and scaled-up online getting to know around the arena. The University is definitely extraordinary in its worldwide structure, presenting students access to schooling and studies across the institution and extraordinary opportunities for mobility throughout their look at and research. With a few 28,000 college students in total, the University works on the frontiers of world educational transport. In popularity of our truly international presence and effect, Heriot-Watt University changed into named the International University of the Year by means of the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.


Heriot-Watt University is international famend for studies in regions as numerous as photonics, additive manufacturing, quantum generation, sign processing, robotics, AI, petroleum engineering, actuarial and economic arithmetic, translating and interpreting, logistics and enterprise training. The school structure at Heriot-Watt University, with every college overlaying more than one disciplines, facilitates research reducing across traditional subject obstacles. Research institutes and multi-disciplinary research centers complement this to provide attention to our key strengths. Our REF outcomes firmly location us alongside the United Kingdom’s excellent in our center disciplines of science and engineering, enterprise and management, languages and layout with Heriot-Watt University ranked 1st in Scotland (ninth inside the UK ) for research impact.

Our campuses, coupled with our international community, create an awesome college experience and a springboard for an international profession or a path to exports for the start-up. Known as leaders in thoughts and answers, we build inventive, entrepreneurial and resilient minds.

About our Team

The University is embarking on some of the flagship virtual and statistics-driven innovation investments– in general, we are making an investment over £50M over the following five years in those new worldwide projects, and we intend to paintings with selected companions to leverage this further, remodeling lives and developing possibilities for all.

The GRID at Heriot-Watt has many dimensions. It’s an area for learning, a way of wondering and a catalyst for collaboration. GRID brings together worldwide know-how to tackle cutting-edge enterprise demanding situations while pioneering new innovation to power our future economies and companies of scale.

However, it is humans that count, and we are creating brilliant areas where innovative and awesome minds are encouraged to percentage thoughts and discover new standards – tapping into a global-class academic useful resource to live at the forefront of unexpectedly changing generation developments.

Through The GRID, HWU is revolutionizing the manner of studying. Innovation, discovery, and entrepreneurship are being located in the middle of studying. The GRID connects our leading academics, high growth technology organizations and our research companions to construct higher services and products for future global markets.

Detailed Description

As a key member of the Enterprise Team, the IP and Commercialisation Manager has a broad remit which includes dealing with the University’s highbrow property, developing commercialisation techniques, negotiating license agreements and royalties, supporting the Head of Commercialisation and Chief Entrepreneurial Executive by means of contributing to the improvement and delivery of latest organization activities for the university. This is a critical role and will require deep information on research and technology commercialization.

Enterprise interest forms a key vicinity of development for Heriot-Watt University. It is the focal point of the Scottish Government Scotland Can Do schedule and a prime aspect of the Scottish Funding Council University Innovation Fund. The University has a robust focus on business enterprise and employer advent and is originator and host of the main pan-Scotland organization program, the Converge Challenge.

The Enterprise team supports the University’s method thru transport of an extensive variety of Knowledge Exchange and Entrepreneurship sports that create actual impact and cost to industry and society.

As a scholar, instructional researcher, collaborator or know-how transfer accomplice, the Enterprise crew presents expert advice and assistance on: