Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

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The activities of the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) cover the following main areas:

  • Technology transfer of research results through marketing of research results, and organisation of meetings between developers and users of technology, seminars, conferences, and training courses;
  • Consulting in intellectual property protection;
  • Training in commercialization of research results;
  • Developing methodologies and training materials on:
    • Protection of scientific results with the help of intellectual property rights;
    • Marketing research results using the most effective forms of technology transfer (licensing, franchising, establishing joint ventures, joint research and more;
    • Commercialization of research results and establishing /spinning-off of new businesses;
  • Finding sources for funding innovative projects;
  • Production and distribution of a newsletter for new technologies and project opportunities;
  • Establishment of contacts with other TTOs in Bulgaria and abroad.

The TTO at Sofia University also provides support in the following areas:

  • Analysis of the feasibility of new ideas and developments;
  • Development of project proposals and management of projects financed by the European Social Fund under the Operational Programmes and other instruments;
  • Identification of project partners;
  • Participation in international, national and regional forums and initiatives;
  • Establishment of university spin-offs and student clusters.