The Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics has filed 78 submissions for inventive designs in the Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer (CKTT) and through the Patent Attorney office at Gdansk University of Technology from 2012 until 2016. Within innovation related activities the Faculty has filed 55 submissions of innovative solutions. Within the same period the Faculty has signed 30 agreements with external entities. In terms of patents, the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland has granted 61 patents. Furthermore, within the aforementioned period, 32 agreements regarding cooperation have been signed.
In recent years, two spin-offs emerged out of the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics. Specifically, Argevide started operation in 2014 and was founded by members of the NOR-STA project (that had been realized in the Faculty in previous years) and by Excento whose only shareholder is Gdansk University of Technology. Argevide offers the NOR-STA system that supports business processes of clients in areas such as: reaching and evaluation of conformance against requirements and other regulations subject to audits and certification, analysis and demonstration of dependability of products and services, fulfilling criteria and evaluation in terms of requirements of rating systems. NOR-STA was used in 40 deployments of hospital accreditations, 36 deployments of the CAF method, 28 deployments of the SSB standard and 16 deployments of the HACCP system.
AssisTech started operation in 2015 and was founded by members who had realized the CyberEye project in the Faculty in previous years and by Excento. The company aims at commercial deployments of the CyberEye results under the product name C-Eye. C-Eye is an integrated system supporting evaluation of the state of consciousness of patients who experienced disfunction of the central nervous system and allowing conducting neurorehabilitation of people with neurological disfunctions and development disorders. It also supports communication using a technology of tracking user eyes.
In terms of cooperation with industrial entities the Faculty initiated foundation of Interizon – Polish ICT Cluster that gathers around 150 entities (including educational ones and local authorities) from the Pomerania region and active in areas such as computer science, electronics, telecommunications, automatics and robotics. The goals of the Cluster include creation of an environment for development of ICT through delivering knowledge, supporting innovations, stimulating cooperation. Since its foundation, the Faculty had been involved as the cluster administrator until 2016. Since 2016 the Interizon Foundation has taken the responsibilities of cluster coordinator and administrator while the Faculty is responsible for developments related to sustainability of project ICT INNOVA.