IP4U University Tech Fair

An exclusive event showcasing new technologies in Sustainability and Future Health

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IP4U 2023 has now concluded. Please read below for further information.

Tuesday 19 September:


Focused on sustainability, Tuesday 19 September 2023 was a must for anyone passionate about the intersection of intellectual property and eco-conscious practices produced by leading UK universities. You can view the technologies showcased in the resources below. 

Wednesday 20 September:

Future health

Focusing on Future Health, Wednesday 20 September, was a golden opportunity for anyone invested in the convergence of intellectual property and healthcare and Medtech. You can view the technologies showcased in the resources below. 

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Why attend IP4U?

For the first time, the Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs) of the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, Oxford University and University College London, are collaborating to introduce you to up to 80 world-leading researchers and their new technology advances in sustainability and future health.

Join us, and get to know our most inventive and talented academics. Enjoy the inside-track on successful routes to licensing UK university IP, and benefit from opportunities to license complementary IP from multiple institutions. 

 Arrange meetings with world-leading academic inventors

Discover and license IP from multiple universities

Discover translational funding opportunities and  partner with universities to develop new technologies ready for commercialisation

Fast-track your partnerships with UK universities to commercialise research 

IP4U is split across two themed and curated days. Each day will offer unique technologies, speakers, presentations and rare opportunities to discover the cutting-edge IP produced from leading education institutes. 

IP4U at a glance


Innovators and industry experts


Technologies and start-ups


Top universities


Full days


Patents maintained


Annual invention disclosures


Annual license agreements


Current portfolio spins-out

IP4U is brought to you by the UK's top 4 patenting universities:

Uniersity of Cambridge Enterprise
Imperial College London Enterprise
Oxford Univeristy Innovation
University College London Business

IP4U Platinum sponsor

Mishcon de Reya

IP4U Gold sponsors

Mathys & Squire
M&C (Marks and Clerk)
Kilburn & Strode
D Young & Co
Imperial Business Partners
Taylor Wessing
Barker Brettell Intellectual Property
MedTech to Market
IP4U - University Tech Fair

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