Innovus is a division of Stellenbosch University that acts as a university-industry interaction platform for the commercialisation of SU’s assets. Innovus is responsible for the university’s commercial activities.
This is achieved through various departments within Innovus: the Innovus Technology Transfer Office is responsible for the commercialisation of the University's innovation and intellectual property portfolio through patenting, licensing and the formation of spin-out companies. Shareholding in our spinout companies is held within a holding company, SU Enterprises (Pty) Ltd.
The University’s Copyright, Trade Marks and Short Courses Division also forms part of Innovus.
Through it’s SUNCOM division, Innovus is also mandated to manage SU’s fifth income stream i.e income from commercialisation activities.