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About MILO


about MILO

Recently, the McMaster Industry Liaison Office (MILO) has undertaken several activities designed to animate the principles of the Forward with Integrity initiative.  Commercialization and intellectual property experts at MILO have undertaken lecturing and mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students in all faculties on the legal and practical components of innovations created by them during their studies and how best to turn such innovations into marketable products and services.  MILO has also begun to engage with Entrepreneurial student societies to further enable student access the University’s and Hamilton’s innovation ecosystem.  In co-operation with internal McMaster stakeholders, the City of Hamilton, Innovation Factory, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and Sustainability Hamilton, MILO has championed the creation of new web portal designed to connect University researchers and students interested in collaborative research and experiential learning opportunities with local and other companies searching for research capabilities and business solution design.  These initiatives are intended to be student centred and community based in the hope that stronger opportunities for students

 McMaster University seeks to commercialize the results of its research to benefit the public. University/industry alliances expand the research and technological capabilities of both sectors and facilitate the commercial application of useful research findings.

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:

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?