Recommendation by the EC on IP Management in Universities and PRO
On the website of RCTT under "Manuals" is placed “Commission Recommendation on the management of intellectual property in knowledge transfer activities and Code of Practice for universities and other public research organisations”. The recommendation was acquired due to information exchange within the project NoGAP.
The purpose of this Recommendation is to offer a coherent framework for the management of intellectual property (IP) in agreements between public research organizations (PRO) and the private sector, in order to promote knowledge transfer between the public and private sectors, at a national, European and international level. "Code of Practice" containing more operational guidance for PROs, aiming to enhance the way they manage IP, thereby to promote knowledge transfer between the public and private sectors. An annex containing good practice examples of policy measures already taken by public authorities in several Member States, and which could help others implement the Recommendation.
PDF-Version of the report is available to download here.