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Tea with ASTP: Dealing with new plant varieties

The development of new and improved varieties of plants benefits the economy by increasing the marketability of crops and improving rural income and overall economic development.

  • Aimed at: Academic leaders at research centres, TTO & KTO Directors
 

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Study highlights economic benefits of owning IP rights

Released by the EPO and the EUIPO, this study shows that companies which own at least one patent, registered design or trade mark generate on average 20% higher revenues per employee than companies which do not own any of those intellectual property rights (IPRs).

  • Aimed at: Academic leaders at research centres, TTO & KTO Directors , SMEs
  • University: EPO report
 

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Tea with ASTP: Policies for Spin-out

Most KTOs work with the spin-out route as a way of commercialising inventions from our research institutions: there are different models and policies in place at different KTOs. Marjan Kraak (Head of Spin-Off Group, ETH Transfer at ETH Zurich) take us through ETH Zurich's models and processes.

  • Aimed at: Academic leaders at research centres, TTO & KTO Directors
 

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World Intellectual Property Indicators 2020

The World Intellectual Property Indicators 2020 report covers 2019 data, predating the human and economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. What this year’s WIPI documents, however, is a strong foundation of IP activity that will serve as a base for new advancements as the pandemic subsides.

  • Aimed at: Academic leaders at research centres, TTO & KTO Directors
 

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Tea with ASTP: Corporate Partnerships

Ben Soffer, Head of Corporate Partnerships Kings College London presents ouon Corporate Partnerships.The MedTech Accelerator will act as a vehicle for the commercialisation of MedTech innovations. The Accelerator will be set up as a limited company based on a shareholder agreement and, in parallel, the parties are looking to facilitate the creation of a venture fund. The Accelerator has the ambition to position itself as the best place in the UK for MedTech Innovation to flourish successfully.

  • Aimed at: Academic leaders at research centres, TTO & KTO Directors
 

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Tea with ASTP: Open Hardware

Andrew Katz will explore the dynamics of open technologies, and consider whether open hardware has the potential to be as successful as open source software.

 

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Tea with ASTP: IP management strategies at the time of covid-19

The pandemic prompted universities and public research organisations to re-think their IP management strategies. Various open licenses have been developed granting free temporary access to IP rights to tackle the coronavirus crisis. Do IPRs represent a barrier to access innovation in times of health emergencies?

 

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Tea with ASTP: Managing and valorising clinical data

Large healthcare datasets, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can change the clinical innovation landscape. However, data access and valorisation cannot discount patients' rights; dealing with clinical data often represents a challenge for the collaboration between universities and research hospitals.