Research to Market

U of G is a global leader in research related to food, water, human and animal health, the environment and communities. Our innovative, highly productive and entrepreneurial community is dedicated to finding solutions that change lives and improve life .

Catalyst Centre 

The Catalyst Centre connects Guelph ingenuity to the marketplace. The Catalyst Centre is the University of Guelph's technology transfer and industrial liaison office. The Catalyst Centre oversees all aspects of the University's intellectual property (IP) management and technology commercialization activities.

The Catalyst Centre helps faculty, staff and students protect their IP, and evaluate and maximize its commercial potential. Through the Industrial Liaison Program , we help businesses access the University's intellectual capital and state-of-the-art labs and research facilities to create strategic partnerships that drive innovation.

In delivering these services, the Catalyst Centre contributes to the financial vitality and the environmental and social impact of the University of Guelph, and the community at large.

University Inventors

The Catalyst Centre is dedicated to helping U of G faculty members, staff and students maximize the potential of their ideas, inventions and technologies, while protecting their intellectual property (IP).

Have an Idea?

Please visit our Have an Idea page for more information about how to share your ideas and collaborate.

Contact the Catalyst Centre 

Visit the Catalyst Centre's Contact Us page to find out how to reach them. catalystcentre logo