The NCCR Microbiomes aims to foster the development of new technologies and industrial applications from all its work packages. To this end, the following measures will be implemented:

  • identifying and discussing opportunities resulting from each of the partners’ research within the NCCR Microbiomes
  • promoting spin-off activities by NCCR students and collaborators through NCCR grants
  • identifying and helping third-party interests and the private sector to associate with NCCR developments
  • building strong links with companies and startups with interests in nutraceutical, pharmaceutical or microbiome products
  • identifying and managing intellectual property
  • holding regular meetings with stakeholders
  • fostering managerial soft-skills among NCCR members