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Research Contracts & Innovation (RC&I) has two important functions: 

  • supporting UCT’s research activities by centrally managing, authorising and negotiating research contracts entered into with our wide variety of funders; and
  • fulfilling the role of a technology transfer office and commercialising the university’s research outputs to stimulate the growth of the South African economy, foster small business development and to transform society for social, commercial and environmental benefit.

RESEARCH CONTRACTS

The Legal Advisors at RC&I work closely with the Faculty Finance Offices, researchers, and their faculties and departments when negotiating a research contract.

 

INNOVATION FOR UCT

Information for post-graduate students, researchers and research staff, including what you need to know - and do - about Intellectual Property, the process of commercialising research at UCT, funding opportunities and innovator development.

 

INNOVATION FOR INDUSTRY

Invest in new technologies emerging from UCT research, or in one of our spin-offs. Find out about partnering with us to unleash potential through innovation. 

 

OUR TEAM

Meet our team and find out who can assist you and their contact details

 

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2023 Innovation at UCT

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