The university can be commissioned by companies to conduct research and then provide them with the results.
In general, any IP developed will be the property of the university.
Kyoto University will provide individual consultation about the utilization of the IP. Utilization by the commissioning company will be handled flexibly, allowing for the company’s preferences, such as the establishment of exclusive rights to utilize the IP.
Special R&D tax credit system for open innovation
In the event that a company conducts collaborative research or commissioned research with a university, a certain portion of the experiment and research costs covered by the company can be deducted from corporate tax (income tax).
Indirect expenses (management costs) 30% of the direct expenses
Note: Commissioned research does not involve the hosting of a company’s researchers.