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Welcome to the Catalyst Centre

The Catalyst Centre helps transform the University of Guelph’s world-class research into innovations that change lives and improve life.

We work with faculty, staff and students to protect their intellectual property and maximize its potential economic, social and environmental benefits. We're the place to come for information and advice on patenting and commercialization opportunities, including licensing and business startup ventures.

Our Industry Liaison Program, connects U of G expertise and resources with the R&D needs of companies and entrepreneurs to form valuable research partnerships and leverage funding opportunities.

U of G is a global leader in research related to food, human and animal health, the environment and communities. The Catalyst Centre is where that ingenuity meets the marketplace, and great ideas reach their full potential.

We welcome your inquiries: how can we help you?

For more details, please read our 2015-16 annual report:

Catalyst Centre Annual Report 2015-2016

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