Commercialization Fellowship

$7,500 Commercialization Fellowship awards to commercialize your research! Applications closed. Stay tuned for next opportunity!

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Innovation York’s commercialization unit helps researchers bring their early stage intellectual property from the lab to the market and into people’s hands. Leverage your research through commercialization grant funding, intellectual property protection and business development leading to licensing opportunities or start-up creation.

The Process




Engagement (Business Agreement)

Business Development

Commercial Outcome (Licensing or Startup)

Getting Started

It is never too early to start the conversation. Contact us or submit an Invention Disclosure to see what Innovation York can offer.


Licensing Opportunities

Innovation York is your one-stop-shop to license York University technologies or work with spinoff companies based on York intellectual property. Use In-Part to discover market-ready intellectual property and companies.

Our Impact

28Invention Disclosures

36Active Commercialization Projects

15Patent Applications Filed

$495,000Commercialization Grant Funding

9Start-Up Companies Created/Supported