Resources for innovators

We've created three easy-to-read guides to help make it easier for our staff and students to innovate. Whether its forming your own company, disclosing an invention, or protecting something valuable, there will be someone at the University of Surrey who can help you.

Student IP Protocol

Student IP Protocol

An easy-to-read guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students to help them understand their IP rights, and how sometimes the University manages those rights on their behalf.

View the Student IP Protocol

Inventor Guide

Inventor Guide

Discover how the University has teams of people, resources, funding and policies that can help you become a successful innovator.

Everything you need to know about being an innovator at the University of Surrey is in this guide.

View the Inventor Guide

Collaborator Guide

Collaborator Guide

We collaborate with business to translate research into new products, services and processes.

This is a simple guide designed to help our staff start their first collaboration with a business partner.

View the Collaborator Guide