The University is implementing a strategy aiming to protect and manage its intellectual property and transfer its research results to society. ULB-KTO takes care of filing patents and trademarks, as well as protecting know-how and software.

ULB-KTO currently manages a portfolio of 130 active technologies, 91 of which are protected by a family of patents.
Companies that are interested in this may negotiate licensing contracts or collaboration agreements with the University, in order to develop available technologies and/or release them on the market.

See the technologies currently available:

Life Sciences & Health

Materials & Engineering

Environment & Energy

  • Atmospheric plasma deposition of Crystalline inorganic coatings

    The invention of an induction heating system adapted to a reactor of the 'dielectricbarrier discharge' type known as DBD, opened up the field of crystalline deposits of inorganic material hitherto limited to deposition under vacuum or at very high temperature.

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Arnaud Quintens 
IP management and transfer unit ULB-KTO
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Updated on April 24, 2024