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.
Tax deduction system relating to special experiment and research costs
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).
Note: Commissioned research does not involve the hosting of a company’s researchers.