-Education and awareness: TTO conducts educational programs to make scientists, research administrators aware of the correct ways to handle new inventions, including issues such as official lab books for record-keeping, confidential disclosures, publication guidelines and agreements.
- Networking: TTO stimulates networking by maintaining a good relation with different industries and partners that could be interested in university research activities, also by maintaining a complete database of new technologies with commercial potential and sharing this with other institutes under conditions of confidentiality. The office may also facilitate networking with technology transfer associations, training and service organizations.
- Help Creation of new start-up companies: TTO helps in the establishment of new start-up companies through links with venture capital firms in countries where these are available. Office staff can help to address any conflicts of interest which may arise between researchers’ duties to their partner institutes and their spin-off company.
Technology Innovation Support Center (TISC)
The TISC office supports the creation of patents and prompting the concept of Intellectual Property (IP) rights. Also it helps the university members, research staff and students in the drafting of patent proposal, and guide in solving any problems concerning issuing of the patents.
Grants and International cooperation office (GICO)
The GICO office helps in attracting the international research funds and grants that could open up new opportunities for the university staff (Professors, Researchers, Research Assistants and Technical staff ). GICO also helps university staff to apply for the different types of projects and drafting the proposal of different scholarships and grants.