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Technology Transfer Centre for Addiction
and Mental Health

Industry Partnerships & Technology Transfer


 Our Mission

CAMH's Industry Partnerships and Technology Transfer Office's (IPPTO) primary objectives are to:

1. Identify and protect CAMH's intellectual property
2. Translate research from CAMH scientists
3. Raise industry awareness of CAMH’s technologies
4. Promote an entrepreneurial culture at CAMH
5. Generate revenue to reward inventors and re-invest in CAMH's research


 CAMH IP Policy

CAMH owns IP rights, protects and commercializes inventions and covers costs related to IP protection/commercialization.​

This policy applies to CAMH:
  • Staff
  • Physicians
  • Trainees (post-docs, students, fellows, residents)
  • Contractors
  • Visitors


 Our Affiliations


 Invention Disclosure Form


The Invention Disclosure Form reveals to the IPTTO the details of your invention and assists in your invention assessment; it identifies the inventors, lists any collaborators, describes the invention, describes the most relevant prior art and what stage of development the invention is in, among other things.
The IPTTO will review the form and reply with any comments, clarification questions or next steps within a couple of weeks.​


 Intetellectual Property FAQ


 Our Team


Dr. Klara Vichnevetski
PhD, Director, Industry Partnerships & Technology Transfer

Dr. Elizabeth Gray
PhD, Manager, Research Commercialization

Mr. Konrad Powell-Jones
BSc, Commercialization Consultant

Dr. Stephen J. Kish, PhD, Commercialization Advisor

Mr. Jeff Wong
BA, Law Clerk, licensed paralegal

Mr. Mario Kovacevic, MASc, Intern, Research Commercialization


 Contact Us


​For more information, contact:
Dr. Klara Vichnevetski​
Director, Industry Partnerships and Technology Transfer
(416) 535-8501 ext. 6056

View a detailed map​ to help find our office.

CAMH Switchboard 416-535-8501
CAMH General Information Toronto: 416-595-6111 Toll Free: 1-800-463-6273
Connex Ontario Help Lines
Queen St.
1001 Queen St. W
Toronto, ON
M6J 1H4
Russell St.
33 Russell St.
Toronto, ON
M5S 2S1
College St.
250 College St.
Toronto, ON
M5T 1R8
Eight offices across Ontario