In addition to producing scientific publications, MAScIR has developed a culture of protecting and promoting the results of its research projects. To this end, the Business Development & Valuation Department is staffed by personnel specialized in the field of intellectual property who ensures the protection at national and international level of scientific and technical advances obtained by its teams.

This policy has enabled MAScIR to file more than 180 patents with an average of 25 patents per year over the last 5 years.

The patent portfolio covers the following areas:

  • Health
  • The plastics industry
  • Transportation
  • Agriculture and agribusiness
  • Energy
  • hotonic optics
  • The environment
  • Electronics

Development projects have been initiated through the granting of licenses to private partners or through the creation of start-ups.