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KU Leuven Research & Development - Technology Transfer Office

KU Leuven Research & Development (LRD) is the knowledge and technology transfer office (TTO) of the KU Leuven Association. Ever since 1972, LRD has been dedicated to building bridges between science and industry. By transferring knowledge and technologies to society and the marketplace, LRD advances the impact of research results on people’s lives around the globe. 

LRD has developed a tradition of collaborating with industry, securing and licensing intellectual property rights, creating spin-off companies and stimulating knowledge-driven regional development. LRD supports researchers throughout the entire knowledge and technology transfer process and helps them to best leverage the societal and economic potential of their research.