OFFICE PROFILE

HISTORY OF TTBDO

Pre-RA 10055

Intellectual property rights and related activities were managed by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), under the Chief of the University of the Philippines Manila Legal Office.

2009

Promulgation of Republic Act 10055 or the Philippine Technology Transfer Act of 2009

2011

The University of the Philippines revised its Intellectual Property Policy to align with the governing law.

2012

The University of the Philippines System Technology Transfer and Business Development Office (TTBDO) was created

2015

UP Manila Technology Transfer and Business Development Office (UPM TTBDO) was approved by the UP Board of Regents to manage intellectual property, innovation, and technology transfer in the campus


OUR MISSION & VISION

Mission:To proactively and competently secure and translate proprietary ideas and research outputs into scalable products and services that will impact health through effective partnerships.

Vision:

The leading technology transfer office in the Philippines that secures and translates health innovations towards nation building, in collaboration with local and international universities and industries.


OUR MANDATE

Seek. We stimulate the proactive disclosure of research outputs and creative works in the university.Secure. We deliver operative and decisive technology assessments towards the realization of relevant intellectual property protection.

Scale to serve. We catalyze technology deployment for the public good while balancing the advancement and sustainability of a culture of innovation in the university.