Oxford Brookes Business School

Commercialisation of University Research: A Conversation with the TTOs

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Who this event is for


Online event - Zoom webinar


A free online panel discussion is organised in collaboration with Fractional IP as a precursor to the British Academy funded research on 'University Spinouts -Exploring-women-participation in Nigerian Universities' at Oxford Brookes University.

The purpose of the event is to understand from the research management office and technology transfer office, the process of commercialisation and technology transfer of research in Nigeria higher education, and to inform subsequent conversations with women academic entrepreneurs and spinout founders in the Nigerian universities. The panel discussion event will be chaired by Dr Sola Adesola, Senior Lecturer at the Oxford Brookes Business School. This will be followed by Q&A session moderated by Akeem Famuyiwa, Intellectual Property & Intellectual Capital Consultant, Fractional IP Consulting

Who is this event for:

  • Faculty academics and researchers
  • Academic entrepreneurs
  • Research and Development Management Office
  • Technology Transfer Office & Commercialisation Office
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Innovation and technology practitioners
  • Government agencies involved in research innovation and technology management

Panellists and presenters include:

  • Professor Oyedunni Arulogun Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation University of Ibadan
  • Professor Emeka Iweala, Professor of Biochemistry, Director, Centre for Research, Innovation and Discovery, Covenant University
  • Akeem Famuyiwa, Intellectual Property & Intellectual Capital Consultant, Fractional IP Consulting
  • Professor Simonetta Manfredi, Associate Dean for Research & Knowledge Exchange and Professor of Equality and Diversity Management, Oxford Brookes Business School
  • Dr Gibson Arueya, Senior Lecturer and Research Commercialisation, University of Ibadan
  • Dr Edward Cole, Intellectual Property & Commercialisation Manager, Oxford Brookes University
  • Dr Sola Adesola, Senior Lecturer & Faculty EDI Lead, Oxford Brookes Business School