TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER OFFICE (TTO) at STU provides IP protection and commercialization advice and assistance to researchers, helps with negotiations and contractual agreements with industry partners, facilitates help with setting spin-off companies and seeks opportunities for university researchers to provide consultancy in various fields.

Summary of the TTO's services:

  • IP protection advice
  • Assistance with patent and other IP protection applications at the Slovak Industrial Property Office
  • IP administration at STU
  • Promotion of R&D results with a potential for commercialization
  • Industry partners search and assistance with negotiations
  • Administration of data related to STU research activities


The TTO is a department within the Know How Centre at STU and has two departments:

  • Technology Transfer Office
  • Centre for IP protection


The TTO is supported by EU funds (project University Science Parks) from the Operational Programme Research & Development.