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IXA Workshops October-December 2017

October 3, 2017

Breakfast workshops on valorisation

IXA organises a new series of workshops in the form of breakfast sessions on various topics on valorisation. The workshops are very practical to get you started immediately. Participation is free of charge but registration is required. Breakfast will be served. The breakfast workshops are open to all scientists from AMC, HvA, UvA, VU, VUmc, NWO Institutes and KNAW.

Workshop: Introduction in valorisation

Date and time: Thursday 12 October, 8:30-10:30

Location: Venture Lab Humanities, Binnengasthuisstraat 9 (BG 3), Amsterdam

Do you have an idea with societal or commercial potential but you don’t know what steps you should take to be successful? In this workshop we will go through the entire valorisation process; from the starting point to the further development of the idea, the organisation around the valorisation process, the legal aspects and identifying your network. More information and registration.

Workshop: The next step in valorisation

Date and time: Thursday 19 October, 8:30-10:30

Location: Venture Lab Humanities, Binnengasthuisstraat 9 (BG 3), Amsterdam
Generating ideas is not too difficult. To make your idea more concrete is usually more complicated. Which steps are to be taken? In this interactive workshop we show different models to develop your idea one step further: What are the benefits? Which problem will you solve for whom? And how do you organise your valorisation activities? More information and registration.

Workshop: How to create a successful collaboration

Date and time: Thursday 2 November, 8:30-11:00

Location: IXA Office UvA-HvA, Science Park Amsterdam 904, room B0.160 (Glazen Huis)
You have interesting research results or a great new idea, and you hope they can benefit society. To bring them to societal use, often a company has to take interest. In this workshop you will meet valorisation experts. They will give you an overview of what industry is looking for, and how you can prepare yourself to enter into dialogue with industry. More information and registration.

Workshop: How to finance your idea

Date and time: Thursday 16 November, 8:30-10:30

Location: VU campus, exact location to be advised
From valorisation grants to collaborating with companies
In this workshop we provide an overview of the financing possibilities in the different stages of the valorisation process. We are going to discuss the various types of valorisation grants and funds.
The utilisation paragraph will also be discussed. And we will cover other forms of financing, like crowdfunding and collaborating with a company. What is a company looking for and what are important criteria for them to collaborate? More information and registration.

Workshop: Intellectual Property and Research Contracts

Date and time: Thursday 30 November, 08:30-10:30

Location: VU campus, exact location to be advised
What should you take into account in collaborations with an external partner. What do you need to settle in a contract. Who is authorized to sign and should Intellectual Property (IP) always be included in a contract? In this workshop we will answer all these questions and we will also discuss IP and patenting briefly. More information and registration.

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Further information on the IXA website HERE