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Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are communities of ASTP members working together around a shared interest in a specific area in the knowledge transfer. Joining a SIG allows you to collaborate, network, learn from each other, share experiences or problems, have meaningful discussions and produce solutions.
SIG memberships requires you to be an ASTP member.
The Agrifood SIG is a forum for technology transfer professionals to navigate and overcome some of the key challenges of commercialising research-based innovation across our global food supply chain.
If you are involved, or have an interest, in Clinical Research join this community to learn and share knowledge with your peers across the Europe.
Launched as the Software SIG in 2016, the scope of the Digital Innovations (DI) SIG has broadened in recent years to encompass the full scope of digital innovations and how they impact on knowledge transfer and start-up activities.
The Directors Forum SIG aims to exchange experiences between directors of a KTO. The themes mainly focus on the management of a KTO and all aspects that are involved.
So much of our work involves legal questions and dilemmas. This SIG works to collect and share knowledge and experience. Join the SIG and their monthly meeting with different legal topics each month.
The New Professionals SIG is an anchor point for individuals that are new to the field of Knowledge Transfer (KT) and Technology Transfer (TT). The SIG aims to help new professionals navigate the diverse set of opportunities and resources available to them in the K/TT field to successfully support their professional development.
Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SSHA)
Founded in 2015, the SSHA SIG explores the latest issues surrounding knowledge transfer in the field of SSHA. As many more universities and research institutions explore the possibilities of KT within SSHA, this group keeps abreast of the latest knowledge.
The Sustainability SIG shall explore how the sustainability transition requirements are impacting our knowledge valorisation practices.
How to initiate a SIG?
Do you have a specialist interest, a burning issue, or a brilliant insight which you would like to share with the ASTP community? This guide book explains how you can initiate a Special Interest Group (SIG) with the help of HQ and your ASTP colleagues.Download the Guide