The Polish Association of University Knowledge Transfer Companies (PSC) was established on January 8, 2014 between the SPVs of Polish universities and research institutes..
The Association is a forum for cooperation of 29 university special purpose vehicles, established to commercialize scientific research results from universities and research institutes and carry out applied research commissioned by enterprises.
Special purpose vehicles of universities and research institutes are vehicles supporting the creation of spin-off companies. SPVs cooperate with investors, business angels, and innovative entities ready to implement science-based technologies.
PSC in numbers
Number of completed research & development and consulting projects: 2130
Number of companies and administration units for which projects were conducted: 1470
Number of spin-off companies established by PSC Members: 199
Funds obtained from investors by established spin-off companies: EUR 17 million
Funds received from research grants by established spin-off companies: EUR 34 million