Research Valorization

Department of Valorization

The activities of the Department of Valorization includes the search for (inter)national research funding, support during grant application procedures, evaluation, patenting and commercialization of new technologies. We negotiate contracts and provide support in the creation of spin-off companies.

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Department of Valorization

Through collaborative research, clinical studies, shared facilities, intellectual property protection, licensing, and spin-off businesses, the medical center aims to have a significant impact on healthcare. Annually, our department evaluates over 1,400 contracts and 14 invention disclosures, and supports the founding of 3 spin-off companies.

Grant Support Office

We support researchers and entrepreneurs at Radboudumc in acquiring funding from national and international sources. Our team also coordinates complex grant projects and is the initial contact point for funding bodies and companies.

Business Development

Besides stimulating and negotiating research collaboration,, we support the creation of spin-off companies with technologies from Radboudumc by evaluating business plans, protecting IP rights, negotiating license agreements, searching for initial funding and initiating contact with candidate-CEOs and other experts.

Legal services

When doing business with Radboudumc, agreements are drawn up and our team can offer legal support when dealing with, among others:

  • Collaboration agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Clinical trial or preclinical research agreements (CTA, contract research)
  • Material transfer agreements (MTA)
  • Confidentiality agreements (a.k.a. non-disclosure agreements, NDA, CDA)
  • Intellectual property protection (IP management)
  • Consultancy


Joram Sjoerts

+31 (0)24 361 89 37

Getting there Department of Valorization

Entrance: Radboudumc, East entrance (ingang Oost)
Route: 903

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Getting there Department of Valorization

Visiting address

Department of Valorization
Reinier Postlaan 4
6525 EX Nijmegen


Enter building at: Radboudumc, East entrance (ingang Oost)
Follow route 903 (Department of Valorization)

Our services in short

We offer our services to researchers and help them with their dealings with investors and companies. We offer our researchers support in the following:

  • Grants and funding applications
  • Research collaborations
  • Exploitation of innovations
  • Clinical trials
  • Exchange of research materials
  • Patents and licensing
  • Consulting
  • Spin-offs
  • Contract research

Our services

We offer our services to researchers and help them with their dealings with investors and companies. We offer researchers support in the following:

  • Are you a researcher at Radboudumc and wish to obtain a grant, national or international, for your research group or as an individual? We can help you!

    Go to the GSO website


Management team