Training and development

Whether you're new to working with businesses or already doing so, take advantage of our training opportunities to build better relationships with external partners.

Training opportunities will be advertised as they become available.

Our 30 minute introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) and commercialisation will give you a brief overview of what IP is. You'll learn how you can use IP and commercialisation processes to increase your research impact, develop new funding opportunities and strengthen your grant applications.

This training is available monthly on the Learning Management System (University of York sign-in required).

Contact Luke Souter ( for more details.

Got questions about Intellectual Property (IP) and commercialisation? Book an informal drop-in session, hosted virtually by Luke Souter, Commercialisation Executive at the University of York.

Topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • a potential commercialisation opportunity
  • identifying potentially valuable IP related a research project
  • helping you protect IP you have created
  • the different potential ways you could choose to commercialise an opportunity you have identified.

Contact Luke Souter ( for more details.