Organisations that participated in the past


Past participants (selection)

A community event

Rebecca Allinson
Director at Technopolis Ltd

Andreas Altmann
Rector and Executive Director at Management Center Innsbruck

Alejandra Alvaredo
Director at Manuel Sadosky Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Kathryn Anderson
Deputy Director at Flinders University of South Australia

Frederic Andres
Associate Professor at NII

Vladimir Apanasovich
Director at School of Business and Management of Technology, Belarusian State University

Antonio Aracil Garcãa

Alejandra Aramayo
Lecturer at University of Vic

Filip Arnaut
Director R&D at Puratos

Johan Arnell
Project Manager at Karolinska Institutet

Ceren Aslan

Seyda Ates
Senior Project Specialist at Hacettepe Technoplis Technology Transfer Centre

Eunice Atkins
Employability Manager at University of Stirling

David Audretsch
Ameritech Chair of Economic Development and Director of the Institute for Development Strategie at Indiana University

Cesar Augusto Ortiz
Director - Emerging Market Initiatives at Emerging Market Initiatives - Universidad Externado de Colombia

Sevay ipek Aydin
Integrated Marketing Strategist at DETTO- Dokuz Eylul Technology Transfer Office

Paulo Azevedo
Reseacher at IPT - Institute for Technological Research

Aline Azevedo Larroyed
Researcher at Brazilian National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology

Thomas Baaken
Director at Muenster University of Applied Sciences

Yehia Bahei-EL-Din
Vice President, Reesearch at The British University in Egypt

Agne Bakanove
lecturer, project coordinator at Kaunas University of Technology

Deirdre Bane
Lecturer at National College of Ireland

Dae Wook Bang
Professor at Keimyung University

Sharon Bar-Ziv
Research Fellow at Haifa Center for Law & Technology

Ulla Bard
Director at HAMK University of Applied Sciences

alessandro baroncelli
Full Professor at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Carole Barron
Director at University of Kent

Hugo Filipe Barros
Head of Division at University of Algarve

Jochen Barth
Director for Employability at University Industry Innovation Network

Eva Bartlmae
Deputy Head of Department at Technische Universität Wien

Gladys Bastidas
Researcher at University of Cauca

Guy Bauwen
Directeur at Hogeschool Rotterdam

Alexander Bedny
Vice-Rector International Affairs at Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod

Abdelsalam Belal
Trainer at Unesco Org. in Cairo

John Bell
Senior Policy Advisor at Australian Academy of Technolgical Sciences & Engineering

Kata Bende
business development manager at University of Szeged

Jonathan Benito Sipos
Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Innovation at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

René Bennyson
Assistant Professor at University College of Northen Denmark

Thomas Berger
Director at Institut inter.research e.V.

Lívia Berkecz-Kovács
industrial relations manager at University of Szeged

Marie-Chrstine Bert
Director of Corporate Relations at Ecole Nationale des Ponts ParisTech

Juan Antonio Bertolin
Chief innovation and Project Officer at Espaitec, Science and Technology Park of Universitat Jaume I

Gabriella Bettiol
Head at Confindustria SIAV Spa

Stephen Betts
Professor of Management at William Paterson University

Alicia Betts
Project Manager at Catalan Association of Public Universities

Berna Beyhan
School of Management at Sabanci University

Thomas Biedenbach
Senior lecturer at Umea University

Peter Bielik
Rector at Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

Andrea Bikfalvi
Associate Professor at University of Girona

Erkin Bilaloğlu
Job Development Specialist at Uludag University Technology Transfer Office

Iain Bitran
Executive Director at ISPIM – International Society for Professional Innovation Management

Mario Blanco
Manager Industry Collaborations at KAUST

Malene Blond
Assistant professor at University College of Northern Denmark

Mark Bloom
Director at Sidra Medical and Research Center

Johanna Bluemink
Project manager, Entrepreneurship Development at University of Oulu

Anthony Boccanfuso
President at UIDP

Jens Boelsmand
Consultant at University College of Northern Denmark

Aart Boessenkool
Director at University of Johannesburg

An Boone
Coördinator ARTEpreneur at Artevelde University College

Michał Borowy
Innovation Economy Specialist at Warsaw Uniwersity of Life Sciences

Laize Silvia dos Anjos Botas
Teacher and Researcher at Lurio University

Andrew Bowen
Technology Transfer Manager at Isis Innovation Limited, University of Oxford

Tim Boyle
Leader at ANSTO

Emily Brady
Marketing and Communications Officer at UIIN

Anabela Bralo
Legal Support at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Albinas Brancevicius
Manager at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Peter Brandstätter
Vice Dean International Relations at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

Nina Brankovic
PhD student at University of Zagreb and University of Oslo

Florian Bratzke
Project Manager at Univations GmbH

Anne Sofie Dahlmann Breindahl
Project Manager at Aarhus University

Alexander Brem
Professor at University of Southern Denmark

Ixchel Brennan
Partner, Corporate Engagement & Development at ITEK Ventures

Valerie Brett
Post Doc REesearcher at WIT

Eugene Brezhnev
Professor at National Aerospace University

Jes Broeng
Professor at DTU Fotonik

Johann Bronstein
PhD Research Fellow at Leuphana University of Lüneburg

MJ Brooks
Director: Faculty Management at University Stellenbosch

Christopher Brown
Knowledge Transfer Leader at University of Hertfordshire

David Brukardt
Associate Vice President at University of Wisconsin System

Rogier Brussee
Lectoraat Crossmedia Business at Hogeschool Utrecht

Oliver Bücken
Head of Entrepreneurship Education at UnternehmerTUM

Marjolijn Burman
Educational project assistant at KU Leuven

David Burns
Vice-President Research at University of New Brunswick

Christopher Buschow
Research Assistant at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media

Norbert Buzás
Head of Research Center at University of Szeged

Peter Børker Nielsen
Senior executive adviser at University of Copenhagen

Julian Cabrera
Adjunto Vicerector Investigacion at Universidad Politecnica Madrid

Aderson Campos Passos
Provost Advisor / Professor at Military Institute of Engineering

Susana Candia
Project engineer at UFRO

Carlos Cardillo
Director at University of Nevada, Reno

Orla Casey
CEO at Momentum Marketing Services Ltd

Ye-Sho Chen
Professor at Louisiana State University

Mary-Ann Chetty
Innovation Manager at NMMU

Stefan Christiernin
Vice-rector at University West

Christopher Christodoulides
Director of Administration and Finance at Open University of Cyprus

Katerina Ciharova
Partner, CEO at ILA, s.r.o.

Francesco Cipiti
Researcher at CNR-ITAE

Natasa Cirovic
IT support at Business Technology Incubator of Technical Faculties Belgrade

Willem Clarke
CEO at Resolution Circle

Norah Clarke
GROUP SENIOR MANAGER at Resolution Circle

Andrew Coats
Director and Joint Academic Vice-President at Monash Warwick Alliance

Jan Cobbenhagen
CEO at University Maastricht Holding B.V. & Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus

Pedro Coelho
Business Developer at Bullet Solutions

Jolien Coenraets
Project manager Technopreneurship for everyone at Ghent University

Gaetano Coletta
Researcher at ENEA

Nicole Colomb
Economic Development Exec at Virginia Commonwealth University

Joan Cortes
CEO at Lead To Change

Paul Coyle
UIIN Director for Executive Education at University Industry Innovation Network

Cristiana Cristureanu
Vice-Rector, Professor at Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University

Oscar Cubillo
Director at Fundacion Universidad Empresa

James Cunningham
Professor of Strategic Management at Newcastle Business School

Yara Cury
Director of DDC at Butantan Institute

Luigi D'Amato
Technology Transfer Broker at Innovation Factory srl - Basilicata Innovazione

Bruno D'hont
senior staff member at Centre for Entrepreneurship - University College Ghent

Zara Daghbashyan
Researcher at The Royal Institute of Technology

Sebastian Dahlen
European Product Manager at Olympus Europa Holding GmbH

Morten Dahlgaard
Head of entrepreneurship center at Aalborg University - AAU Innovation

Brian Darmody
Associate Vice President at University of Maryland

Todd Davey
at Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre

Firmansyah David
PhD student at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Iwan Davies
Pro Vice Chancellor at Swansea University

Sven de Cleyn
Incubation & Entrepreneurship at iMinds

Esther de Wit
PhD at University of Groningen

Michael Deery
Business Development Consultant at ORACLE EMEA Ltd.

Maddalena della Volpe
Associate Professor at University Suor Orsola Benincasa of Naples

Giordano Dichter
Head of Department Quality & Technical Assistance at European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN)

Mhorag Doig
Business Development Manager at Edinburgh Research & Innovation

Floortje Dopmeijer
Lecturer/member of the IBS advisory board at International Business School

Declan Doyle
Vice President for Research Innovation and Internationalisation at Institute of Technology Carlow

Yusuf Dudu
Expert at ODTU Teknokent Yonetim A.S.

Marcel Duhaneanu
Calea Grivitei 8-10 sect 1 fl 8 at Institute for Business Administration Bucharest

Philippe Dumont
Head of Department at IUT EVREUX

Charleen Duncan
Project Manager at University of the Western Cape

Ivan Dvorak
Partner, CKO at ILA

Elizabeth Eastland
CEO and Director at University of Wollongong

Natascha Eckert
Department Head at Siemens

Senen Ecleo
Regent at University of Santo Tomas

Corry Ehlen
Senior Researcher, consultant, coach in Co-creation at Zuyd Universiteit

Lyndsey El Amoud
Business Development Officer at University College Cork

Sara Elg
Marketing and business developer at Chalmers Venture Creation AB

Annibale Elia
Head at University of Salerno

Neil Emery
Vice President, Research and Innovation at Trent University

Suzanne Emmett
Director of Yorkshire Innovation Fund at University of Bradford

Patric Eriksson
CEO at Gothia Science Park

Enis Erkel
Executive Director at Koc University

Angela Escalante
Contract Officer at The University of the West Indies

Cristina Escrigas
Executive Director at GUNi

Yvonne Eskildsen-Helmond
Scientific Coordinator at Aarhus University

Hannu Eskola
professor at Tampere University of Technology

Francesca Esposito
PhD student in Communication Sciences at University of Salerno

Chris Eveleens
PhD Candidate at Utrecht University

Daniel Everett
Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bentley University

Hilde Evers
Researcher at Leuven University College

Luigi Fabbris
Full professor at University of Padua

Jens Fahrenberg
Head at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Marie Fallgaard
Project manager at Aalborg University

Florian Feltes
Doctoral Researcher in Development and Interaction at University of Lxemburg

Carlos Fernandez
National Head at Agricultural Research Institute

Monica Fernández Vidal
R&D Business Development at XRQTC-Fundació Bosch i Gimpera

Augusto Ferreira
Managing Director at TecMinho - The University-Enterprise Association

Adriana Ferreira de Faria
Professor at Federal University of Viçosa

Jorge Figueira
Head of Technology Transfer Office at University of Coimbra

Derek Jan Fikkers
Senior Consultant at Technopolis Group

Diane Filip
PhD student at Insero Science Academy

Paul Fisher
Senior Technologist at Strata Technology Ltd

Dave Fleming
Senior Business Development Manager at Newcastle Innovation Ltd

Sebastian Flößel
Transfer Manager at TU Dresden

Natalie Forde
Head of Business Development & Industry Engagement at ITEK Ventures

Dominic Forsythe
Partner at J A Kemp

Anthony Fortina
Deputy Director at The University of Western Australia

Søren E. Frandsen
Senior Chief Advisor to the Rector at Aarhus Universitet

Andrea Frank
Head of Programmes Research, Knowledge Transfer, Dialogue at Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft

Hans Frederik
PhD candidate at VU University Amsterdam

Jan Frick
Professor at University of Stavanger

Lars Frolund
Development Manager at Corporate Relations and Technology Transfer at Aarhus University

Georg Fuerlinger
Researcher and PhD Candidate at Austrian Institute of Technology

Katsuya Fukami
Professor at Kyushu University

Linda Gabrusenoka
Head of TTO at Riga Stradins university

Victoria Galan-Muros
Marketing and Communication Director at University Industry Innovation Network

Domingo Galiana
Head at Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche

Pilar Galvis
Coordinator at Universidad Externado de Colombia

Pascal Gantenbein
Prof. Dr., Dean of Studies at University of Basel

Carlos Garcia
Manager at Consejo de Colegios Mayores Universitarios

Ricard Garcia-Valls
Doctor at URV-CTQC

George Gavtadze
Rector / Professor at Akaiki Tsereteli State University

Charlotte Geerdink
European advisor for Innovation at SwissCore

Eliezer Geisler
Distinguished Professor of Organizational Behavior at Illinois Institute of Technology

Wolfgang Gerstlberger
Associate Professor at University of Southern Denmark

Lisa Getzler
Executive Director at Lehigh University

Sandro Giachi
Pre-doctoral fellow at Spanish National Research Council

Darren Gibson
Manager at Edith Cowan University

Martin Gjelsvik
Research Manager at IRIS (International Research institute of Stavanger)

Kent Glasscock
President/CEO at Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization

Marc Goldchstein
Business Developer Entrepreneurship at Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Malin Graffner Nordberg
Head of Commercial Support at Uppsala University Innovation

Linda Greve
PhD-scholar at Aarhus University

Lasse Holm Groenning
EU consultant at Capital Region of Denmark - creoDK

Anna Grönberg
Collaboration Manager at Uppsala University

Robert Gruetzmacher
President at TechIAConnect & Assoc.

Johanna Vigdis Gudmundsdottir
Executive Director at Reykjavik University

Joaquin Guerra
Director for International Affairs at Tecnologico de Monterrey

Tomoe Gusberti
Post-Doc Researcher at UFRGS

Alexander Guzman
Titular Professor and Finance Chair at CESA School of Business

Paweł Głodek
Assisstant Professor at University of Lodz

Esther Haag
Coordinator Career Strategy at University Groningen

Anna Haasler
Administrative Officer at University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN)

Bjarte Haavik
Senior Adviser at Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)

Yangos Hadjiyannis
Deputy Director at The Cyprus Institute Of Marketing

Edmond Hajrizi
President / Rector at UBT - University for Business and Technology

Besart Hajrizi
Research student at SEERC

Norrin Halilem
Associate professor in innovation and knowledge management at Laval University

Kevin Hall
Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation at University of Newcastle

Ileana Hamburg
Research fellow at IAT, Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen

Stine Hamburger
Project Manager at CIEL (University of Copenhagen)

Canice Hamill
Chief Executive at Canice Consulting

Jaana Hanninen
Specialist, Consept Development at University Properties of Finland Ltd

Paul Hannon
Director at Swansea University

Liz Hardie
PhD Candidate at University of Queensland

Martin Haring
Program manager at Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Barbara Haselsteiner
Head of Office at University of Graz

Devin Patrick Hauer
Director of Business and Social Collaboration at La Universidad IberoAmericana

Juha Hautanen
Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Innovations at JAMK University of Applied Siences

Sami Heikkinen
Senior Lecturer at Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences

Perttu Heino
R&D Director at Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu Ltd / Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Aleksej Heinze
Senior Lecturer at University of Salford

Aivars Helde
Lecturer at RISEBA University

Frank Hiddink
International project manager at BIC Friesland - Inqubator Leeuwarden

Simon Hill
Lecturer at Coventry University

Angela Hillemyr
Vice Head of Utilisation, Head of Administration at Applied Mechanics at Chalmers University of Technolgy

Belinda Hödl
Senior Advisor of Higher Educational Policy at Austrian Economic Chambers

Bjoern Hoeber
Research Associate at University of Koblenz-Landau

Marieke Hofste-Kuipers
Project Manager at University of Twente

Lauri Holja
Entrepreneur at Less Miserables

Lena Holmberg
Innovation Advisor at Chalmers University of Technology, Chalmersplatsen 1, 41296 Göteborg

Lidija Honzak
CEO at Ljubljana University Incubator

Roslyn Hore
Director Melbourne Precincts at CSIRO

Mervi Huhtelin
Head of Concept development, Services and Sustainability at Suomen Yliopistokiinteist Oy

Sándor Huszár
Research Fellow at University of Szeged

Satu Hyökki
Project Director at Lahti University of Applied Sciences

Adrián Ibáñez
Knowledge and Technology Transfer Manager at UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA


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