Roadmap

Do you want to bring your idea or technology to the market? Do you dream of having your own business? Durf Ondernemen (DO!) and UGent TechTransfer will help you further.

Step 1: Submit your idea to DO! for a first screening

Durf OndernemenDO! provides guidance and advice on starting up and / or growing one's own business or activities in a secondary occupation. All guidance within DO! (coaching, electives, boot camps, etc.) is also open to PhD students, post-docs and researchers.

Step 2: Is your idea based on academic research? 

The advisers of UGent TechTransfer will help you further.

Overview

UGent TechTransfer Technology Transfer

Central office for commercial applications based on academic research

  • Scout different options: licensing, patenting, spin-off, …
  • Choose the right commercial path

  • Shape a business plan, financials, team

  • Find the right funding channels

  •  Connect with mentors and advisors

DO! Durf Ondernemen

UGent Center for Entrepreneurship

  • Identify opportunities
  • Estimate the market value of an idea
  • Get started
  • Refer to experts and partners
  • Connect with a network of entrepreneurs