From research results to markets

2 Avenue de l’Université
4365 4365 Esch-sur-Alzette


Draft programme
28-29 June 2017
Esch-Alzette, Luxembourg


Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Moderator: Riccardo Pietrabissa, Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • 13.30 Registration
  • 14.00 Welcome
Sasha Baillie, Deputy chief of staff to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Ministry of Economy, Luxembourg
Yves Elsen, President of the Board, University of Luxembourg
Jean-Michel Zilliox, Director IP Programme, European Patent Academy, European Patent Office
  • 14.15 Benefits of patent information for researchers
Serge Quazzotti, Intellectual Property Institute Luxembourg GIE, Luxembourg
  • 14.45 Patent or publish
Katrin Hussinger, Associate Professor in Strategy and Organisation, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg
  • 15.15 Choosing the right protection of research results
Sigmar Lampe, Counsel IP and Licensing, Technology Transfer Office, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • 15.45 Coffee break
  • 16.15 Panel discussion
Commercialisation of research results Silke Meyns, Head of Team Patents and Licensing, ETH Transfer, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Thomas Carell, Technical University Munich, Germany
Antonio Lopez-Carrasco Comajuncosas, I & D Department, Telefonica, Spain
Ulf Petrusson, Director CIP, University of Gothenborg, Sweden
  • 17.30 End
  • 18.00 Visit of Belval Campus
Industrial culture heritage tour
  • 19.00 Gala dinner
hosted by the Intellectual Property Office, Ministry of Economy
Thursday, 29 June 2017
Moderator: Tom Hockaday, Technology transfer consultant, Technology Transfer Innovation, United Kingdom
  • 09.00 Best practices: Ownership of results – how to manage co-ownership
Eric Tschirhart, Special advisor for technology transfer and fundraising, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Alexandros Papaderos, Head Patents and Licenses, Technical University Munich, TUM ForTe – Office for Research and Innovation, Germany
Arne Jacobsson, Chairman of the Association of Swedish Universities Intellectual Property Professionals, University of Linköping, Sweden
  • 10.00 Best practices: Entrepreneurship
Diego de Biasio, CEO, Technoport, Luxembourg
Martin Guerin, CEO, nyuko, Luxembourg
  • 10.40 Q&A session
  • 11.00 Coffee break
  • 11.30 Assessment of market opportunities
Hannes De Wachter, Helix 3D, Belgium
  • 12.00 Proof of concept
Andreea Monnat, Head of Unit Innovation Programmes, Luxembourg National Research Fund, Luxembourg
  • 12.30 Access to finance – developing a start-up
with venture capital
Alain Rodermann, Expon Capital, Luxembourg
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 14.00 End of the conference
“Maison du Savoir” (MSA) MSA 3.500, 3rd floor
University of Luxembourg
Campus Belval
2, avenue de l’Université
4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Seminar reference
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Organised by
European Patent Academy
European Patent Office
Munich, Germany
Supported by

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