Industrial Liaison & Technology Transfer

Goals & Principles

INL’s statutes pinpoints that the laboratory’s activities shall aim to:

  • Assure world-class research excellence in its areas of activity.
  • Create strong scientific communities in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology across Member States, in close liaison with global-scale laboratories.
  • Develop collaboration between universities and industries, as well as between public and private sectors, training researchers, and contributing to the development of a skilled work force for the nanotechnology industry.
  • Organize and sponsor European and international co-operation in nanoscience and nanotechnology research.
  • Set up intellectual property rules to make the results of its work and know-how available, enable technology transfer and protect its inventions.
  • Develop systems to prevent and master nanotechnology risks.