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OPENING PLENARY
OPENING PLENARY

7 November 2019

09:00 – 10:30

OPENING PLENARY SESSION

  09:00 - 10:30
  Room: Leidsche Meesters

Welcome to Leiden
Martin Raditsch, President, ASTP

Opening Plenary
TT “Tweets”: best practice across Europe

Although facing common challenges, every KTO develops different strengths depending on their strategic goals and local ecosystems. This Opening Plenary will be an opportunity to learn from the experiences and examples of your peers from across Europe. Hear working examples of how other KT offices manage interaction with SMEs; develop successful partnerships with large companies; match institutional developments with the local innovation ecosystem; promote student entrepreneurship and effectively involve researchers.

Speakers:

Partnership with big companies – Marta Catarino, Director Technology Transfer Office, TecMinho, Portugal
Regional development – Rick Delbridge, Dean of Research, Innovation and Enterprise, Cardiff University, UK
Working with researchers – Ingrid Kelly Spillmann, Technology Transfer Manager, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria
Student entrepreneurship – Elizabeth Adams, Researcher Development Manager, Research, Strategy and Innovation Office, University of Glasgow, UK
Interaction with SMEs – Špela Stres, Head of Technology and Innovation Transfer Centre, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

Moderator:

Martin Raditsch, ASTP President