Technology transfer courses

Technology transfer skills training


Introduction to Technology Transfer Skills

12th edition: fall 2019

Course dates: 6-13-20-27 November and 4 December 2019 (on Wednesdays)


  1. AUGent researchers of all faculties (alfa*, beta, gamma) with at least 3 years research experience (e.g.: post doc, ZAP)
  2. Technology Transfer professionals, business developers new in the field (IOF, TT, …)

*In May 2020 a 2 days Knowledge Transfer Skills course will be organized (mainly for alfa-faculties)

  • Target Audience: 
    1. UGent researchers: how to valorize your research results

    2. TT professionals: introduction to technology transfer practices

  • Participation fee: €250 (catering & speakers' costs included)
  • Location: iGent Tower, Technologiepark 126, Zwijnaarde (1st floor)
  • Programme:

Day 1

6 November 2019

Technology Transfer Introduction
Funding of valorisation projects: EU, VLAIO, FWO (SBO), IOF

Day 2

13 November 2019

Research Contracts: How to deal with it?
Consequences of contracts on the valorisation of your project

Day 3

20 November 2019

Commercialization of your technology
Thinking like the customer (by: Jeff Skinner, London Business School)

Day 4

27 November 2019

Intellectual property rights: copyright on databases, software, art
Patents and patent databases

Day 5

4 December 2019

From Research to Spin-off: tools you can use for the entrepreneurial journey (by DO)
The Innovation game: how to stimulate innovation in your workplace (by: The Forge)

+ Handing out Certificates