WORLDiscoveries® exists to bring inventions to market. The new Business Development arm of The University of Western Ontario, Robarts Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute is privileged to be representing one of the largest research-intensive centres in North America.
WORLDiscoveries® works with a wide range of industry verticals to help overcome their technical challenges and/or open new and exciting market opportunities. Our Team is dedicated to helping both industry and inventor find the solution that could make a difference to a company and a community.
We invite you to check out our Products and Spin-off companies to determine if there is a fit between one of our inventions and one of your market needs. If you don't see what you are looking for, contact a member of Our Team to determine whether a WORLDiscoveries® researcher could provide a customized solution to your company's technology need.
WORLDiscoveries® is passionate about its offerings, persistent in its pursuit of market opportunity and committed to generating a fair return to its Research clients, its industry and institutional partners, and the community at large.
WORLDiscoveries® is excited to work with your company to bring London’s innovative technologies to the world.
If a WORLDiscoveries® product attracts your company’s interest, our team will work hard to create a partnership that generates a fair return to you, our industry partner, as well as to our research and institutional partners and the community at large.
WORLDiscoveries® researchers are subject to their institutions’ Intellectual Property (IP) policies. The Western IP Policy is explained at Our Process , and Our Team members from Robarts and Lawson are happy to discuss their institutions’ IP policies.
Contracts and Agreements
Strictly speaking, the Contracts Team for Research and Development Services (RD&S) handles research contracts and agreements for the University of Western Ontario.
WORLDiscoveries® works together with the RD&S Contracts Team whenever intellectual property (IP) or commercialization enter the picture, which is common in the case of Non-disclosure Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements and Inter-institutional Agreements.