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Patents a hindrance to getting ideas to market?

Imagine a contact lens that monitors a diabetic’s glucose levels through a person’s tears. Though not on the market yet, it is the patented wearable technology designed by Waterloo, Ont.-based Medella Health.

This company is in the homestretch of commercialization – a harrowing feat for many university-born concepts in Canada,

University of Waterloo’s unique IP policy, which allows its researchers to own their own work,

Source: www.theglobeandmail.com

University of Waterloo’s unique IP policy,allows its researchers to own their own work.

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