A summary of our approach to Intellectual Property (IP). It provides advice on what you need to consider when you apply for funding, as well as during your grant, and when you commercialise Wellcome-funded IP.
Intellectual property guidance
Information about our approach to intellectual property and translation, and related policies. This is for grant applicants, grantholders and research organisations.
What it applies to, what we expect from the researchers and organisations we fund.
What researchers and organisations must do if they want to commercialise Wellcome-funded intellectual property, getting consent and reporting on Wellcome IP-related activities.
Some of the key issues that we expect to see addressed in intellectual property commercialisation agreements.
Our policy, how researchers and organisations must identify and manage any potential conflicts of interest, compliance, breaches of our policy and sanctions.