The AgorIP team works with commercial mentors and business strategy experts who can assist in conducting triage market reports which includes the following:
Several benefits of conducting such a triage report is as follows:
The AgorIP Project works with commercial mentors and specialists including BIC innovation who can help inject creativity into your strategic thinking, prioritise your ideas and turn those ideas into value for your business so that you not only survive, but thrive. Our mentors can make sure you are fit for scale by implementing strategic growth plans that help you overcome roadblocks, ensuring your business is ready for investment.
In addition to this, our consultants can translate your business goals into an effective and impactful marketing strategy, identify and clarify your value proposition, define audiences, and articulate key messages.
In terms of negotiating licensing agreements, this can take quite some time – often many months. This discussions can also be a source of conflict as innovators and the company will inevitably disagree about the value of the invention. Hence, AgorIP can source professional negotiators to help assist with the terms and conditions of the required agreement to ensure all parties are content with the contract and agreed terms.
Our negotiators would be able to:
We’ve broken the process down into 5 simple steps: Your Commercialisation Journey
Our team will carry out initial due diligence, to check the viability of your project and its ability to deliver indicators for AgorIP, in line with Funder requirements.
If your project is viable, a Technology Transfer Manager (TTM) will work with you to develop a proposal, which will then be taken to our Evaluation Panel for review. If the results of the project viability are unfavourable, then your request for support is unlikely to be progressed to the panel.
Once your project has been taken to Evaluation Panel, your TTM can then begin to arrange the professional services you require. These may vary from:
With assistance from your TTM, you will work with professional service contractors to deliver your project.
This is the final step, the closure of your project. Once ensuring that we’ve collected the indicators for our funders, our Engagement and Communications Officer may work alongside you to create press and marketing materials to further promote your innovation, once the project has been closed.