We are catalysts for innovation, responsible for Intellectual Property (IP) commercialisation and technology transfer of next-generation technologies developed by The University of Manchester’s world-class research base



  • £360m+ invested by venture funders

  • 40+ spin-out companies created

  • 7,500+ licences and IP partnerships concluded

  • 4,000+ invention disclosures received

  • £115m+ IP and R&D revenue generated for the University

UMIP is a division of UMI3 Limited, The University of Manchester’s agent for Intellectual Property commercialisation and technology transfer. UMI3 is wholly owned by the University, which has more than 30 years of experience of IP commercialisation.

Our vision is to be recognised internationally for the excellent quality, significant scale and the distinctiveness of our continuous programme of work in the successful commercialisation of appropriate research and teaching outputs to the benefit of The University of Manchester, its stakeholders and society.

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