From 8 – 12 October 2018 Center for Technology Transfer and Innovation at the Jožef Stefan Institute organizes the 11th International Technology Transfer Conference in collaboration with the International multiconference Information Society (IS 2018).
This year’s conference will tackle the following issues:
Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) as a basis for innovation. How can KET Technology Centers (KET TCs) help modernising Europe’s industrial base, to shift to a greener economy, and drive the development of entirely new industries?
How can KET TCs help bridge the European 'Valley of Death'?
How to increase KETs-related manufacturing in the EU and how KET TCs and industry can collaborate better to increase the exploitation of the patents inside EU?
The conference will also host R2B event that will take place between 8th and 10th of October.
Last years' brokerage event attracted over 60 participants from 9 countries.
Since the umbrella conference is in the ICT field, participants from this sector are expected as well as all others that have innovations or products that are connected to ICT. The host organisation is Jozef Stefan Institute, so the participants from other sectors (physics, materials, environment, robotics, biotechnology) are most welcome as well.
Jozef Stefan Institute as well as researchers from other research organisations from the region will be available for R2B meetings with companies.
The main supporters of the event are Slovenian research organisations and entrepreneurship organisations. On the international level the event will be supported by neighboring EEN partners.
In parallel to the 11th International Technology Transfer Conference and R2B meetings, Sector Group ICT and Sector Group BioChemTech will have theirs regular meetings. One day will be devoted so common activities and possible cooperation of the two SGs in the future. Along with reach agenda the SG2SG meetings will be organize to support the members in achieving the most value for our clients.