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Innovation & Entrepreneurship | On-Site Keynote plus Workshop

July 11 @ 13:00 - 17:00


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Keynote – “Fundamentals of Intellectual Property, Knowledge & Technology Transfer in Academia” (1h)


  •  Importance of technology transfer, IP & patents in academia
  •  Different types of intellectual property
  •  From invention to patent grant
  •  Evaluating inventions
  •  IP rights in R&D collaborations
  •  Different ways of exploitation and appropriate strategies


University employees or researchers

  •  know why and how to protect research results
  •  understand the concept of technology transfer
  •  know different types & can roughly estimate the value of IP
  •  can evaluate the importance & pitfalls of IP in R&D projects


  •  People with great ideas or research results at any career stage
  •  Researchers who actually want to bring them to application
  •  Prior knowledge on IP is not necessary
  •  People with many questions on these topics

Start-up/Spin-off workshop – “Start-up Afternoon” (2-3h)

Explore your entrepreneurial strengths and meet our role models, who share the challenges and opportunities of becoming an entrepreneur or intrapreneur.

Start-up Afternoon:
Potential Entrepreneurs or interested persons will receive the most elementary knowledge about setting up a business based from renowned experts and an insight into the RheinMain start-up scene. The program includes keynotes by role models and experts. Knowledge will be imparted on the topics of idea development, utilisation of research results, inventions, intellectual property, funding and financing as well as promotion of start-ups or spin-offs.

The aim is to inculcate a culture of innovation that sees research not just as a means for publication, but as the basis for societal and market application.
•  Sensibilisation Innovation & Entrepreneurship culture
• From Science to Entrepreneurship
• Inventions, Intellectual Property:
IP Protection why, who, when
IP in Research and Development projects
• Founding, Funding, Financing
• Role Model: Successful Start-up

• Start-up Coach
• IP Expert
• Founding Mentor/Investor
• Founder


July 11
13:00 - 17:00


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Theodor-Stern-Kai 7
Frankfurt, 60590 Deutschland
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