Technology transfer courses

Technology transfer skills training


Overview of Ghent University entrepreneurial courses.

Introduction to Technology Transfer Skills - Online

UGent TechTransfer organises an ONLINE introductory course on technology transfer (via ZOOM): "TT-Skills" (13th edition).


Acquire knowledge and skills to valorise research through an interactive course in which presentations alternate with group exercises.

Target audience:

Researchers with at least 3 years of research experience from all faculties (alpha, beta, gamma) of the UGent association and people who come into contact with technology transfer (mandate holders, TT advisors...).


  •         Funding: which grant is appropriate for which valorisation project (IOF, VLAIO, FWO, EU)?
  •         Contracts: what are the consequences for your research results?
  •         Protection: patents and other intellectual property rights
  •         Business development: how do you create a business/spin-off from research results?

Find the full programme here!
The course is taught in English.

Course dates (November 2020):

  •     Monday 9/11
  •     Monday 16/11
  •     Monday 23/11
  •     Monday 30/11

Tuition fees: EUR 80 (reimbursement for invited speakers)


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Registrations are limited!
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Knowledge Transfer Skills for Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SSH & A)

Managing the economical and societal valorisation of your research. 

2nd Edition: June 2020

This course has been cancelled due to the corona crisis
  • Objective:

To obtain valorisation skills on non-technical subject matter

To connect professionals in these domains all over Belgium


  • Target Audience: 

AUGent researchers of alfa faculties (social sciences, humanities and arts) with at least 3 years research experience (e.g.: post doc, ZAP)

Knowledge Transfer Skills professionals, new in the field (Valorisation managers, IDC..)

KTO’s of other universities or university colleges in Flanders, Brussels or Wallonia.


  • Participation fee: €50 (catering & speakers' costs included)
  • Location: iGent Tower, Technologiepark 126, Zwijnaarde (1st floor)
  • Programme (link to full programme):

Day 1

3 June 2020

Introduction to valorisation – examples from SSH&A
Financing: EU-funding programs, Funding programs in Flanders, UGent
Exercise: finding the right funding for a project

Day 2

4 June 2020

Unregistered intellectual property rights: copyright
Contracts for research projects: from CDA to a license agreement
Exercise: how to valorise + pitching