The Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office (KTTO) is the channel through which the two important components of the innovation process, the technology developers and the technology seekers, can connect and accomplish technology transfer processes. The office will facilitate the exchange of knowledge and technology by fostering, promoting, and enabling university-industry interactions. The KTTO will be the central resource and support hub for researchers and the external partners. It is an office that is responsible for IP protection, IP technology transfer, IP commercialization and IP management.
ITSO is a network of innovation and technology support offices or patent library covering and serving strategic areas and Institutions in the country with high potential for patent activity. The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) in partnership with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) established the ITSOs to provide the infrastructure support and services to demystify and democratize the patent system and support Filipino technological innovations.
MSU-IIT became one of the Host Institutions operating an ITSO in its premises in 2012. The Host Institution will provide a ready pool of science and technical experts with competence to conduct patent search and patent drafting and assist in patent prosecution after undergoing IP capacity –building interventions by IPOPHL and WIPO.
To provide affordable quality patent information and IP services to the host institution, the local community and the country; and to support research and development which will have a positive social, economic, technological and environmental impact on the community and the Philippines.
Support IP Creation
Facilitate IP Protection
Promote IP Utilization
Marietta Esperanza P. Cruz
IP Officer and General Manager, IPU – ITSO
Mobile NO.: +639177162822
Email Address: [email protected]
Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office - Innovation and Technology Support Office (KTTO-ITSO)
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension
MSU – Iligan Institute of Technology
Andres Bonifacio Ave., Tibanga, Iligan City, 9200
Telephone Number: (063) 223-2343