New Business Development & Commercialization Workshop, 6-7 July 2017

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Description - Scope & Topics

The Workshop on New Business Development & Commercialization aims at fostering actions on the exploitation and commercialization of scientific and research innovations on Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics, Photonics, Advanced Materials, Nanomedicine, Nano-manufacturing, 3D Printing, Wearables, IoT as well as at other related topics.

It will serve as a forum and bringing together Scientists, Engineers, University Technology Managers, Industrial and SME Professionals, Technology Transfer Professionals, Policy Makers, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development Specialists, Business Government and Regional Representatives, Venture Capitals, Development Banks from all over the world where exchange of information and provision of access to the latest developments in Market Approaches and Business Opportunities will be discussed. Also good examples and successful case studies from Start-ups and SMEs, as well as from proper tools and movements for commercialization and markets, will be presented, discussed and elaborated.

In addition, emphasis will be given in topics in University-Industry technology transfer and knowledge exchange and links in the era of smart specialization and smart growth, Commercializing research results and Creation Start-ups and Spin-outs and challenges & best practices, as well as Early stage investment and (venture) funding.


The New Business Development & Commercialization Workshop will take place on 6-7 July 2017, during the NN17 Conference and ISFOE17 Symposium.

In order to register for the Special Workshop, you can either Register for 1-Day-pass selecting NN option or ISFOE option, or Register for the whole NN17 (Full Registration) or ISFOE17 (Full Registration).


Prof. J. Bakouros, University of Western Makedonia, Greece
Dr. P. Giannoules, g|t Consulting , Germany
Prof. Konstantin Gus Kousoulas, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. S. Logothetidis, Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, AUTH, Greece

Workshop's Invited Speakers

georgiouDr. Maria Georgiou, BioEmission Technology (BET) Solutions, Greece
Is it possible for a Greek SME to provide products and services in Preclinical Nanomedicine?
giakoumakisMr. George Giakoumakis, European Investment Fund (EIF), Luxembourg
Financial Instruments in Greece: Facilitating access to finance to support technology transfer and entrepreneurship acceleration
giannoulesDr. Paulos Giannoules, g|t Consulting , Germany
Prerequisites for Novel Technologies Commercialization
giourkaDr. Paraskevi Giourka, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Understanding the components of a comprehensive entrepreneurial support system: How to know the right kind of support?
gouzeMr. Nicolas Gouze, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH, Germany
Featuring Smart Systems Integration: Value for Users and Innovation Opportunities for Industry
kousoulasProf. Konstantin Gus Kousoulas, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, Louisiana State University, USA
Developing an Entrepreneurial Environment in Academic Settings
nikolopoulouDr. Lina Nikolopoulou, Mindwork Business Solutions, Greece
Raising funds: Is it art or science?
pechlivaniDr. Eleftheria-Maria Pechlivani, Organic Electronics Technologies (OET), Greece
Progress and Challenges in Commercialization of Organic and Printed Electronics
rajeswaranDr. G. Rajeswaran, Grantwood Technologies Inc, USA
The First Commercialization of AMOLED Displays Lessons Learned in the Journey from Invention to Industry

Workshop's Poster

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