The client is the technology transfer office of one of the top Universities in Europe active in the mental health industry. The research group had been working on the diagnostics and assessment of mental health and had active collaborations with various Pharmaceutical corporates.
The client required an evaluation of their patent portfolio mental health assessment technology to determine the potential and options for its monetization. The client was further interested in identifying companies that would be interested to license their patented technology. Overall, the client wanted a market due diligence and technology monitoring to understand the licensing opportunities
The analysis was divided in two segments, Technology Evaluation & Licensing Strategies
Competitive analysis to identify and understand alternate technologies in the markets and thus assess the potential for commercialization
After identifying no infringement for the patent, Sagacious followed the technology licensing approach
According to the search and analysis shared by Sagacious, the client was able to to finalize top 3 potential licensees (from the first set of potential licensees identified during the set-up stage and new licensees identified during monitoring) using the updated information gathered over the span of monitorings.
Time for biannual licensing monitoring: 16-20 hours/update– involving 1 analyst and 1 project manager
Market surveillance is defined as the process of monitoring industries or relevant domains for the launch of new products and collaborations which have the potential to induce the development of future products. The process includes covering market activities such as mergers and acquisitions as well as research collaborations in the technology domains and other target markets.