Monthly Archives: September 2011

EC PUBLISHES REPORT ON EIT CONSULTATION

An online public consultation was launched in Spring 2011 (14 April – 30 June), inviting organisations, public authorities, companies and individuals to share their views and expectations concerning the European Instititue of Technology (EIT). Altogether 187 responses were received by the … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION ORGANISES INNOVATION CONVENTION

On 5-6 December 2011, the European Commission is holding  its first Innovation Convention, following the adoption of the Innovation Union Flagship initiative in October 2010. This major event will gather more than 1200 participants involved in the innovation chain, including … Continue reading

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BENCHMARK YOUR TTO AGAINST YOUR PEERS

Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Office Benchmarks is a unique new benchmarking source that digs deep into meaningful data dealing with the day-to-day operations of TTOs. It provides key operational data so that TTOs can compare themselves with their peers — and … Continue reading

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PROTON EUROPE ANNUAL CONFERENCE, ROME, 28-30 SEPTEMBER 2011

ProTon Europe is organising its upcoming conference, together with the Italian KT network – Netval – and CNR – National Research Council – on the the role of national networks in fostering the technology transfer process from public research organizations to industry. The … Continue reading

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KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER IN ITALY WORKSHOP, 30 SEPTEMBER 2011, ROME

Following on from the ProTon Europe conference,  the Knowledge Transfer Study 2010-2012 (http://www.knowledge-transfer-study.eu, run under the auspices of DG Research and Innovation of the EC) will conduct a workshop on intellectual property management in knowledge transfer from universities and public … Continue reading

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ESA TT PROGRAMME – NEW COMPETITIVE TENDER TO BE LAUNCHED SOON

The ESA Technology Transfer Programme Office (TTPO) aims, in particular, to assist companies/organisations in ESA Member States to exploit technology that they developed for space in other application areas.  To help them in this mission the TTPO currently funds a network … Continue reading

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2010 REPORT ON R&TD ACTIVITIES IN EU PUBLISHED

Every year the European Commission (EC) publishes an annual report on the research activities in the EU. Over the summer, the EC made public its report relating to the 2010 activities. This is a useful 12-page document which recaps all the … Continue reading

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