A new study “Valorisation of scientific results – Patent commercialisation scoreboard: European universities and public research organisations”  published by the European Patent Office (EPO)  shows that European universities and public research organisations use European patents as the main instrument to exploit their inventions commercially.

It finds that these institutions already exploit more than a third (36%) of their inventions, with another 42% of their inventions planned to be exploited.

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