Backstopping:

Once a technology has been taken up, TTU will work together with the adopter to identify any challenges and bottlenecks that may occur, to ensure that the rules of ethics and risks are managed. Technical challenges will be reported to scientists to enhance the capacity of the technology.

Legal support:

Technology ownership and intellectual property rights are often recurrent issues during technology development. Therefore, the TTU shall work with the icipe legal officer to ensure that all aspects pertaining to patents, licensing, ownership and royalties are addressed.