Protect your findings and discover entrepreneurship

Your research has led to new findings that can improve the world. Naturally, you'd want your idea or technology to be well protected so no one else runs off with it. And who knows, it might even bring home the bacon. We help you to apply for a patent and to discover whether your research holds business potential. 

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Our support for protecting your ideas

Novel-T is the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) of the University of Twente and Saxion University of Applied Sciences. Like no other, we understand how important it is to protect your findings properly with a patent. And are you curious about the commercial opportunities of your findings? Then we help you to find out if your research holds business potential. 

Apply for a patent

Apply for a patent

You have a cool invention or smart innovation, but you don't want anyone to copy, use, or resell your finding. You can apply for a patent to protect your invention in that case. Do you want to know what boxes you have to tick for a successful application, and could you use a little help? Our patent advisors are here for you. 

Entrepreneurial Researcher Program

Entrepreneurial Researcher Program

Do you want to know whether your research holds business potential? And whether you'd be a good entrepreneur? During the Entrepreneurial Researcher Program you learn how to transfer your research results to a spin-off company. This program is aimed at stimulating your entrepreneurial spirit and it helps you to translate your research to practice. After this program, you know whether your an entrepreneur to-be and what the validation possibilities are of your research. 

Apply for a patent and protect your idea with Novel-T

At Novel-T, we understand how important it is to protect your innovative ideas and ensure that no one else steals them. As the Knowledge Transfer Office of the University of Twente and Saxion University of Applied Sciences, we are the partner that can help you apply for a patent. We are ready to protect your findings and, at the same time, discover the business opportunities that your research brings.

Our experienced patent advisors are ready to guide you through every step of the process, so you can rest assured that your idea is protected. In addition, we go further than just applying for a patent. We believe in the potential of your research and want to help you explore its full business potential. With our Entrepreneurial Researcher Program, you will learn how to convert the results of your research into a spin-off company and discover whether there are business opportunities. We stimulate your entrepreneurial spirit and help you translate your research into practice.

At Novel-T, we have a team of experts with years of experience in entrepreneurship. Our experts have had businesses themselves and understand the challenges and opportunities in entrepreneurship like no other. We are committed to supporting your success and are ready to help you on your entrepreneurial journey.

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