Would you like to take advantage of University of Helsinki research results or invest in new research? Have you developed an innovation and are wondering about its business potential? The University of Helsinki wants to actively commercialise the innovations arising from research as well as inventions, patents and other information capital generated at the University.

HIS is your EXPERT

Helsinki Innovation Services (HIS) is a full-service expert partner for commercialising research. HIS is responsible for the University of Helsinki’s invention, innovation andcommercialisation activities, and seeks to bring the University of Helsinki's research ideas and the business world closer together. The experts at HIS can recognise and evaluate the commercial significance of research results. HIS can help turn research into a successful business or help license it to the business sector.  You can see examples of innovations on our website. If you would like to take advantage of the services offered by Helsinki Innovation Services, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Patents and invention disclosures

In 2015 University of Helsinki researchers submitted a total of 92 invention disclosures, marking a 61% increase from the previous year. As an invention disclosure usually represents the first stage of the commercialisation process, the number of patents and spin-out companies from the University is expected to increase in the future.