A special purpose vehicle of the University
Commercialisation of research results, development works and technologies, as well as transfer of knowledge from the University to the economy, in order to build cooperation between the spheres of science and business, are the main areas of activity of SPIN-US, a special purpose vehicle of the University of Silesia. This unit, through cooperation with researchers, brokers and business representatives initiates implementation of innovative solutions. It operates also in the field of incubation and implementation of ideas, which results in introduction of innovative products, services and solutions to the market .
Employees, doctoral students and students at the University of Silesia may count on support during the process of commercialisation of knowledge and technology – from business, legal and financial consulting to creation of spin-off initiatives. The special purpose vehicle provides brokerage services, participates in creation of R&D projects and actively cooperates with business by means of performance of research commissioned by the industry. SPIN-US is the official partner of CLIMATE-KIC – the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. By joining academic, business and public sectors, it co-creates and implements, together with its partners, solutions in the field of environmental protection and climate change.
SPIN-US Sp. z o.o.
adres: ul. Bankowa 12,
40-007 Katowice (rektorat)
Did you know that…?
SPIN-US together with the Industrial Development Agency and Cieszyński Provence has created the games accelerator – ARP Games. As part of the programme young video game developers may obtain, among others, financial and content-related support to launch the best products on the market. The programme beneficiaries have already received over PLN 1.35 million in total for the implementation of their projects.