McMaster Industry Liaison Office (MILO)
Welcome to the McMaster Industry Liaison Office (MILO), serving McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. MILO helps researchers ensure that their inventions and discoveries benefit humankind.
New Series of Lab Videos
McMaster University is the home of a wide array of research institutes covering topics from manufacturing to biointerfaces. Check out these featured videos of various institutes and learn more about what McMaster's research institutes have to offer.
Helping researchers work with industry
Everyday, McMaster faculty perform ground-breaking research. MILO's mission is to help researchers move their research into society. Specifically, MILO can help you:
- Work with industry (e.g. negotiating sponsored research contracts, NDAs and MTAs)
- Obtain funding for collaborative research with industry and commercialization funding (e.g. OCE Market Readiness)
- Protect your work with patents, trade-marks and copyrights
- Commercialize your work
- Connect to support networks such as C4, Southwest Ontario's technology transfer community
Connecting industry to McMaster
We understand that Canadian businesses face challenging competition. McMaster is here to help, providing access to the knowledge and expertise of a thousand researchers.
How you can work with McMaster?