Research application department

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Institut du Cerveau – ICM Research and Technology Office holds the core of industrial partnerships.

Incorporating industrial requirements at the earliest of a therapeutic or diagnosis project sets its best chance of success. This is why the team is here, to bridge the gap between the expertise and innovations of Institut du Cerveau – ICM academics and the needs of industry, in neuroscience care and diagnosis but also in wider applications.

A vibrant team of a ten of executives takes care of 4 main missions:

  • Scouting promising projects among lab benches to promote patenting from the researchers and assist through the patent deposition process;
  • Out licensing of Institut du Cerveau – ICM patent portfolio to young companies and larger corporations;
  • Providing support to Institut du Cerveau – ICM’s spinoffs and young startup collaborating with Institut du Cerveau – ICM academics through the iPEPS startup incubator;
  • Design, set up and sustain ambitious and long term alliances so that the transfer from bench to bedside can be the most efficient possible.

Looking for Licencing-in? Institut du Cerveau – ICM holds patents in the areas of:

  • Glioma diagnosis
  • Parkinson disease
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Epilepsy
  • Sleep and memory
  • Dopamineragil related disorders
  • Immune approaches for Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cerebellar impairments
  • Huntington disease