In public-funded research, developing good ideas into new products involves a number of people and organisations working together to manage the Intellectual Property. During this event attendees will look at the perspectives of a variety of stakeholders, hear how other charities are working in this multifaceted area and have the opportunity to share best practice. 


09:00 Arrival, tea & coffee

09:30  Session 1: What should you expect? 

This session will provide a reminder of the basics of Intellectual Property, and how it can lead to benefits for funders.

Basics of IP - NIHR

What return on investment should you expect 

11:00 Morning break

11:20 Session 2: Overcoming challenges

Using a set of different scenarios, participants will look at the challenges funders can face and share experiences on solutions

12:20 Lunch

 13:20 Session 3: Getting the return 

Question time style panel discussion hosted by Liz about pitfalls and problems that may arise and how to navigate them from a variety of speakers representing different stakeholders within IP. 

Sam Ryan, BHF

Nicola Conville, Penningtons

Madhu Madhusudhan, LifeArc

 14:20 afternoon break

 14:40 Session 4: Been there, done that

Case studies and examples from charities on how they have managed and benefited from IP arising from research they funded

Michele Acton, Fight For Sight

Daniel Pavin, Covington & Burling LLP

 15:40 What are the next steps?

Liz Philpots, AMRC

 16:00 close