The Office of Technology Transfer, Licensing & Industrial Ventures (OTTLIV) is part of one of the world’s leading hospital group, Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP).
Established more than 20 years ago, OTTLIV is responsible for protecting and leveraging the intellectual property generated by AP-HP’s network of 37 hospitals in the Paris. It aims to create the best conditions to bring to market innovative products and services from AP-HP for the ultimate benefit of the patient. These products and services have their origins in hospital care and clinical research performed by AP-HP departments, laboratories and teams involving clinical practitioners, nursing staff, managers and others.
OTTLIV shares many of the activities and objectives of the world’s leading technology transfer offices. It also offers a unique focus on innovations emanating directly from the hospital environment as well as from universities. Companies worldwide have benefitted from IP developed at AP-HP. They include many of the world’s largest medical device, diagnostics and pharmaceutical companies. OTTLIV provides active and valuable support for those wanting to develop innovative projects and those who possess special know-how. It sets up carefully designed partnerships for innovators involving them with French and international medical and biomedical firms and other research institutions to maximize the chances of success. OTTLIV’s highly qualified and highly motivated team handles a wide range of tasks in the innovation process.