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PLENARY SESSION
PLENARY SESSION

8 November 2019

09:00 - 10:30

PLENARY SESSION

  09:00 - 10:30
  Room: Leidsche Meesters

Open Innovation Eco-systems

This plenary session will focus on the role of the university or research institute and its KTO / TTO within the local eco-system. By using different best practices from universities, and their strategic partners, we will discuss the rationale behind these relationships: what it takes to get there; the do’s and don’ts when it comes to building and maintaining a role in the regional Open Innovation eco-system.

Within the session, we shall discuss and examine building strategic collaborations, co-creation and open innovation partnerships, strategic consortia, physical and virtual campuses; setting up, financing and exploiting shared facilities.

Speakers:

Wim Bens, CEO Maastricht University Holding, the Netherlands
Paul Van Dun, General Manager KU Leuven Research & Development, Belgium
Sebastiaan Berendse, Director Value Creation Wageningen University & Research (WUR), the Netherlands