For Companies

Tap into bold, creative thinking and the latest Innovations

OCIE is the central gateway for industry engagement and access to the university’s brain power. We work to make transactions with our private sector partners as transparent and frictionless as possible. Whether your company is large or small, local or international — we’ll help you find the right innovations or research partners.

Explore Dalhousie’s available technologies via ExploreIP: Canada's IP Marketplace, a new online resource for businesses to explore possible licensing and collaboration opportunities with public sector patent holders. 

Working together

We’ll help you access Dalhousie’s intellectual assets and build productive partnerships with one of Canada’s U15 top research universities. 
Read an overview of Dalhousie research strengths and what to expect when working with us. Then browse FAQs and learn more about our processes.

Delivering results

With the help of our researchers, companies have solved complex problems, entered new markets, and increased efficiencies.
Browse our collection of success stories to learn about the results of present and past university-industry collaborations. 

Explore funding sources

We can connect you with funding opportunities that will bring collaboration opportunities with Dalhousie researchers to life. 
Learn more about what is available from regional, national and international organizations that can help fund these collaborations

Connect with us

Ready to jump start your next big innovation? Let’s discuss your goals, timelines and company culture so we can find the right fit for your team.
Contact us today.