Key Success Factors to better Technology Transfer

hosted by Méditerranée Technologies - MET3

New Hôtel de Marseille

Start: Monday, 02 Apr 2012 10:00

End: Monday, 02 Apr 2012 16:00

  • Program


    9:00 Welcome coffee

    9:30 Keynote speech, Jacques LEWINER, French physicist and inventor, Honorary Scientific Director of ESPCI Paris Tech (Ecole Supérieure de Physique Chimie Industrielle de Paris)

    10:15 Introduction, Ivano Magazzu, STC Program MED Project and Communication Officer

    10:20 EU Commission viewpoint on Technology Transfer, Antonios FYSEKIDIS, Enterprise and Industry Directorate General, Promotion of SMEs' competitiveness

    10:45 Report on MET3: Lessons & Issues learned from transnational TT in MED Regions, Aris XENAKIS, MET3 Project Coordinator, Greece

    11:00 Coffee break


    11:15 SESSION 1: Startups as a vehicle for TT, keys for success

    ·      Startup is a living tissue, Riccardo Pietrabissa, President of Netval - Italy

    ·       Human Resources for Startups: Superheroes and Sidekicks, Philippe MEDA, Consultant, Innovation specialist, Merkapt

    ·      Startups: the point of view of business angels, Jacques Meler, Provence Business Angels

    ·      Open Innovation: inevitable process or best way to get your ideas stolen ?, Jean-Yves Huwart,

    12:30 Networking Lunch


    13:45 SESSION 2: TTO Business Models

    ·       SUNY TTO, Scott MACFARLANE, Director, Research Technology and Commercialization, State University of NY, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse (NY, USA)

    ·       Heriot Watt University, Research & Enterprise Services, Gillian MCFADZEAN, Director of RES, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland

    ·       Le modèle français des SATT, Vincent Lamande, Deputy Director of Bretagne Valorisation, France

    ·       SATT PACA Corse, Olivier Freneaux, Director, Société d’Accéleration de Transfert de Technologie PACA Corse, Marseille, France

    ·      Khaleel Najjar, Director of the intellectual Porperty Commercialization Office at El Hassan Business Park, Jordan

    15:30 Coffee Break


    15:45 SESSION 3: Regional & Sectorial approaches. Specificities of the MED area.

    Round Table

    ·       Sebastien Dagault, Project DIrector, Anima, Marseille, France

    ·       Régis Ferron, Head of Marketing and Business Development,IRD, Marseille, France

    ·       Fabrizio Conicella, General Manager Bio Industry Park, Italy


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