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Organise to take advantage of opportunities at IOCB

The IOCB Technology Transfer Office s.r.o (IOCB TTO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of IOCB and a leading technology transfer office in the Czech Republic in the field of pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnology research and development.

  • Aimed at: TTOs
  • University: Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, v.v.i (Czech Republic)
  • TTO: Technology Transfer Office
 

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On-the-job training at PROvendis

PROvendis has its origins in the innovation consulting firm Zenit GmbH. Founded in 1984, ZENIT is a Public Private Partnership owned by the State of North Rhine- Westphalia, a consortium of banks and an association comprising some 180 enterprises.

  • Aimed at: TTOs
  • University: Universities of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)
  • TTO: PROvendis
 

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Creating a start-up: Valuing intellectual property and skills

This presentation provides an overview of the elements generally considered by each of the parties involved in the discussion on the relative value of the transferred intellectual property and know how at the time of the incorporation of a start-up company.

 

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Creating a start-up: Minimising failure rates

This presentation provides an overview of the elements to consider while a start-up project moves towards incorporation in order to minimize the risk of failure.

 

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Creating a start-up: Managing conflict of interest

Faculty and staff involvement in a start-up company (a newly-formed, privately-held, for-profit company) based on their own research and intellectual property creates opportunities for development and commercialization of inventions.

 

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Creating a start-up: Evaluating the 'success' of a company

Many different aspects determine whether a start-up company is a success. Furthermore, the perception of success depends on the point of view and the particular involvement of the party assessing the success.

 

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Creating start-up: Accessing the appropriate investment capital

Money has no smell. However, within the market there are different types of venture capitalist, which vary in terms of amount of capital invested per participation, management style and objectives, requirements with respect to the company management team, etc.

 

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IDEA++ program at Lund University

Lund University is the second oldest university in Sweden, founded in 1666. With nearly 50,000 students and a staff of 7,500 it is also the biggest, covering every field of academic research.

  • Aimed at: TTO/Researcher
  • University: Lund University (Sweden)
  • TTO: LU Innovation System
 

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The Spinnovator Programme at Ascenion

Founded in 2001 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the LifeScience Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Research, Ascenion is a technology transfer company focusing on the field of life sciences.

  • Aimed at: TTOs
  • University: 23 Institutes / University hospitals (Germany)
  • TTO: Ascenion GmbH
 

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The partnership between High-Tech Gründerfonds and German Universities

The High-Tech Gründerfonds (henceforth HTGF) is a public-private venture capital investment company founded in 2005 and based in Bonn. HTGF is an early stage seed investor that primarily focuses on high potential high-technology start-ups.

  • Aimed at: TTOs/PROs/Investors
  • University: High-Tech Gründerfonds
  • TTO: Various TTOs
 

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The Innova Programme at Polytechnic University of Valencia

The Polytechnic University of Valencia is a Spanish University focused on Science and Technology. As a University, it was founded in 1971. Nowadays, it has 40,000 students enrolled and an academic staff of 2,600.

  • Aimed at: TTO/Researcher/Industry
  • University: Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) (Spain)
  • TTO: UPV CTT - Innova Spain
 

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The ‘Entrepreneurs in Transit’ program at The University of Manchester

Part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, The University of Manchester is the largest single-site university in the UK, with a student community of nearly 40,000.

  • Aimed at: TTOs
  • University: The University of Manchester (United Kingdom)
  • TTO: The University of Manchester Intellectual Property (UMIP)