New Business Development & Commercialization Workshop

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The Workshop will take place on Friday July 6, 2018, during NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 events.

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.

Invited Speakers (tentative list)

chatziparadisis Dr. Asterios Chatziparadisis, General Secretariat of Research & Technology, Greece
The Greek Strategy for Research and Innovation. Implementation and forthcoming calls
chung Prof. An-Jung Chung, Korea Printed Electronics Association (KoPEA), Korea
Flexible and Printed Electronics - Perspectives and Needs (Korea)
kousoulas Prof. Gus Kousoulas, Louisiana State University, USA
The Role of Academic Technology Transfer and Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems for Economic Growth and Prosperity
parks Mr. Eric Parks, Velocity Partners, Cyprus
Velocity Partners Venture Capital Fund
pechlivani Dr. Eleftheria Maria Pechlivani, OE-Technologies, Greece
Commercialization of Fully R2R Printed Organic Photovoltaics for Eco-Friendly Power Generation: Towards Industry 4.0
pramatari Prof. Katerina Pramatari, Uni. Fund, Greece
Uni.Fund Ventural Capital
prassas Dr. Michel Prassas, Corning European Technology Center, France
Innovation strategies and new business opportunities to leverage business growth
sukan Prof. Fazilet Vardar Sukan, SUNUM Nanotechnology Research Centre, Sabanci University, Turkey
Opportunities for Reseach Collaborations with SUNUM
warkentin Ms. Janice Warkentin, NANOCANADA, Canada
Bridging the Innovation Gap through Outreach and Collaboration

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