Preliminary event schedule

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June 20, 2018

June 21, 2018

June 22, 2018

Time Session
13:45 - 14:15
Registration and Welcome Coffee
14:15 - 14:30
Welcome by the Organisers
14:30 - 16:00
Parallel workshops and tours
Workshops & Tours

Innovation Districts
University-Business Cooperation Workshop
Business Development Workshop
Measuring the Value of University-Industry Relationships
Innovation Spaces and Incubators


Science & Innovation Tour 1
Science & Innovation Tour 2
Science & Innovation Tour 3
Science & Innovation Tour 4
Science & Innovation Tour 5
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee & networking
16:30 - 18:00
Parallel workshops and tours (cont.)
Workshops / tours

Continuation of the workshops and tours
18:00 - 20:45
Free time (hotel check-in, dinner ...)
20:45 - 23:00
Social activity
Pre-conference get-together (excluding dinner)
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference registration and warm-up coffee
9:00 - 9:30
Welcome address by organisers
9:30 - 11:00
Discussion Panel on Regional Innovation Systems

Fred Bakker
Financial analyst, journalist, and author of the book The Smartest Places on Earth

Prof. Poh Kam Wong
Director for NUS Entrepreneurship Centre and Professor at National University of Singapore

Prof. Mariana Mazzucato
Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London

Prof. Tim Minshall
Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and the IfM's Centre for Technology Management at University of Cambridge

10:45 - 11:15
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
11:15 - 12:45
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Incentives and motivations for academics
Neither carrot nor stick: relatedness mechanisms for academic-industry knowledge transfer and implications for policy

Academic Motivations to Engage: A fuzzy set analysis
Carolin Plewa (The University of Adelaide)

Motivation and academic entrepreneurship. The effect of cultural distance on entrepreneurial cognition.

Incentives for Innovation: a Study on the Central Mexican Organizations that Fostering Science and Technology

Practitioner: Innovation through collaboration: Stimulating growth
Accelerating Entrepreneurship and Ideas with Impact - A case study of 2 Global Programs focused on young professionals from industry, university, government and community

Joint laboratories to improve the management of innovation: The case of Via Inno
Rameshkoumar Jean-Paul (Bordeaux University), Bécue Mathieu (Bordeaux University), Zozime Bernard (Bordeaux University), Flamand Marina (Bordeaux University)

Venturing In Service of Systems Change

FabSpace 2.0
Marcello Maranesi (University of Rome Tor Vergata)

Practitioner: Mecanisms supporting university-industry engagement
Engaging SMEs with a leading University, the Unismart university-industry interaction model leveraging on a global paradigm adapted to local specificities

Strategic Business Engagement – Delivering Income, Impact and Influence for Universities and Industry
Andy Newnham (University of Birmingham)

ESA-enabled cooperation between universities and industry for innovation in space activities
Piero Messina (European Space Agency), Teodora Secara (European Space Agency)

The academics-industrial economic pipeline
Wayne Kaplan (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology), Rita Bruckstein (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

Practitioner: The role and experience of ECIU universities in regional development
Case Studies: Developing strategic partnerships and networks
NRW.EUROPA – The one-stop-shop for university-industry interaction

Generating Warp Speed Effectiveness for University Entrepreneurship Initiatives: The Power of Public Private Partnerships in Supercharging Results.
David Brukardt (University of Wisconsin System), Idella Yamben, Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Extension), Aaron Hagar (Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC))

CCAAR: building a strategic partnership for connected and autonomous vehicle research.
John Whittall (Coventry University)

KLOSSnet, a national leadership network focusing on Knowledge and Learning about Strategic Collaboration
Johan Blaus (KTH Royal Instiute of Technology)

Next practice: Employability: Educating the entrepreneurs and employees of the future
Anticipating uncertainties and navigating change: A case study of design students directing strategic planning of a simulated corporation.

Innovative Cooperation Business –HEI learning model for Tourism (INCOME)
Goretti Silva (ESTG-IPVC)

5-star education: A unique partnership between university and the hospitality industry
Tracy Israel (The Celtic Manor Resort)

A novel internship program to promote University-Industry-Government interactions in Paraguay
Fabio Lopez-Pires (Itaipu Tecnological Park)

Academia and Industry helping to turn the tide for females in STEM
Mary Moloney (Cork Institute of Technology)

The first steps in a business school start the shortest way to the corporate world: The case of bachelor program in Moscow State University Business School

A Regional Approach to Supporting Academic Industry Engagement: The Dublin Regional Skills Forum
David Kirk (Dublin Institute of Technolgy), Natasha Kinsella (Dublin Regional Skills Forum)

12:45 - 14:15
Networking area
Lunch & poster session
Lunch & Poster Session
Technology scouts for forging relationships
Lauma Muizniece (Investment and Development Agency of Latvia)

Connections and collaboration: effective inter-agency research supporting aspirations of young people from refugee backgrounds transitioning from school to further education, training and employment

RESUME - Mediterranean Network for Employability

Assessing the Performance of University Technology Transfer Offices in the Developed Countries: why industry should go along with this process

Brokering talent - Digital Competences 4.0 leveraging Growth Potential of Finnish and European Machine Industry
Hanna-Greta Puurtinen (Tampere University of Applied Sciences)

Smart HEI-Business cooperation
Anneli Kakko (JAMK University of Applied Sciences)

MERGE: Design and Building Pathways Between Academia and Industry

Cooperation between universities and business sector in southern mediterranean area

(Re)integrating long-term unemployed engineers through innovation projects
Aerts Céline (KU Leuven)

Innovation in an agile paradigm: challenges and opportunities for university-industry collaborations

Model of an efficient cooperative innovation process for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and basic orientated research institutions
Daehne (HTW Dresden - University of Applied Science Dresden), von der Weth (HTW Dresden - University of Applied Science Dresden)

From science to management: Building innovative business in Russia

Aligning internship and learning experience for diverse students

14:15 - 15:45
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Developing and nurturing university-industry relations
Orchestrating public-private R&D networks: government-affiliated intermediary organizations as a policy intervention

Developing trust with stakeholders: case-based evidence from a national scale research programme
Paul Woodfield (Auckland University of Technology)

Evolution of University-Industry Collaboration at Chalmers University of Technology
Sven Lindmark (University of Gothenburg)

Collaboration in practice

Scientific: Educating entrepreneurs in an entrepreneurial university
The rocky road towards the entrepreneurial university
Ingrid Wakkee (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)

Entrepreneurial learning in higher education through entrepreneurship ecosystem
Jacob Thomsen (Lillebaelt Academy - University of Applied Sceinces), Birgitte Wraae Rasmussen (Technische Universität Berlin)

How to educate entrepreneurs? Insights of successful entrepreneurs in Finland

Developing employability of Engineering and Technology graduates using Industry-Academia Collaborations in Education: Evidence from India

Practitioner: Tools and platforms to support university-industry interaction
AcademicLabs, unlocking global's R&D potential via a 1-stop-shop platform, introducing transparency in the fragmented R&D industry and university ecosystem.

Our experience as a practitioner on facilitating the intersectoral mobility of PhDs, from academia to industry, by the use of an online skills portfolio DocPro
Kimpe (ABG)

A guide to successful SME knowledge collaborations
Morten Solgaard Thomsen (REG LAB)

A Framework to Improve Effectiveness of University-Industry Collaboration
Richa Awasthy (The Australian National University)

Practitioner: New Jersey - Pennsylvania Innovation Ecosystem
Good practice:Facilitating external engagement
Launch a Business: Enhancing Your Community’s Economic Vitality

Using entrepreneurship to augment university community engagement: a case study
Noel Lindsay (The University of Adelaide)

The Manchester Innovation Labs: How to enhance academic-business engagement and develop collaborative project ideas in five hours

Next practice: Driving research commercialisation and academic entrepreneurship
Stimulating Youth Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Western Australia

From Gram to Ton - a proposal for an institutional setting for technology transfer in the State of Minas Gerais - Brazil
Alan Senra Cheib (Federal University of Minas Gerais and Euvaldo Lodi Institute (FIEMG System))

What! It worked?
Cynthia Cliff (QUT)

Lighthouse_Lower_Rhine: From Height To Wide
Frederike Königs (Hochschule Niederrhein), Markus Menkhaus-Grübnau (Hochschule Niederrhein)

Strategies for Fostering Academic Entrepreneurship
Anna Sinell (Fraunhofer IAO)

ManuFutures: A scale-up hub for advanced manufacturing in Geelong Australia
Jason Steinwedel (Deakin University), Maureen Reitze (Deakin University)

Bridging the Gap at Yeda – Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), Israel: From Basic Science to Commercialization/Licensing
Eli Hazum (Yeda)

15:45 - 16:15
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
16:15 - 17:30
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: University-Business Partnerships: A holistic perspective
Opening the Black Box of University-Industry Strategic Partnerships: A Technology Innovation Perspective on How Partners Benefit
Tomas Coates Ulrichsen (University of Cambridge), Eoin O'Sullivan (University of Cambridge)

Strategies for cooperation between research and industry in interdependent innovation systems: insights from German microelectronics and photonics industry
Jakob Häußermann (Fraunhofer IAO), Anna Sinell (Fraunhofer IAO)

Is there a need for organizational change to promote KTT? Qualitative insights into constraints and wishes concerning knowledge and technology transfer in academic institutions
Antonia Muschner (Fraunhofer Center for Reponsible Research and Innovation), Roda Müller-Wieland (Fraunhofer Center for Reponsible Research and Innovation)

Quadruple Helix Co-creation in SSH. Experiences, Considerations, Lessons Learned in a Pan-European Study in 12 countries
Peter Dobers (Södertörn University, Sweden)

Practitioner: Creating an innovative and entrepreneurial society
Bridging the gap in innovative cities innovacities

Using a city government-university partnership as a platform for regional economic development

Birmingham Life Sciences Ecosystem- helping entrepreneurs flourish and succeed.

Practitioner: Measuring and assessing interaction
The future of scholarly publishing: three trends that will impact a Business School’s research
Simon Linacre (Emerald Publishing)

University-Industry Collaboration … Where to next?

The importance of EuKTS Certification and Accreditation for KTT professionals
Kristin Speck (EuKTS)

Practitioner: University-business collaboration: The practitioners perspective
A University - Industry strategic partnership
Alan Bickley (The Weir Group)

Hurdles and joys of working with academia
Razmik Boodaghians (Zodiac Water and Waste Aero Systems), Christina Ortolan (Zodiac Water and Waste Aero Systems)

The development of process-based innovation in manufacturing companies: the results of the collaboration between the University of Bergamo and SIAD
Eric Romano (SIAD)

Practitioner: New Jersey - Pennsylvania Innovation Ecosystem
Next practices: Developing transversal skills through university-industry interaction
Industry Research Project Week (IRPW)
Swen Günther (HTW Dresden, University of Applied Sciences)

Higher educational reform: moving from a S&T university toward an entrepreneurial university
Papapit Hirunsirisawat (KMUTT), Saranya Thonglek (KMUTT), Montira Nopharatana (KMUTT)

Further enhancement of University – Business cooperation by a consortium of eight Cyprus Universities.
Christopher Christodoulides (Open University of Cyprus), Michalis Savva (Open University of Cyprus)

A New Student-SME Cooperation Model at Óbuda University

EntEd - What’s good, what’s good to know and what’s the future hold?

VireTori – a learning platform where the future of health care is made
Hanna-Mari Nevala (Savonia University of Applied Sciences)

Team&Client Project Course - (International) Business meets and challenges student potential
Muru Linjala (University of Jyväskylä)

17:30 - 18:30
Discussion Panel
18:30 - 19:00
Walk to Dinner
Walk to Dinner
19:00 - 24:00
Social activity
Conference dinner at the Museum of London
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference Registration & Warm-up coffee
9:00 - 10:30
Discussion Panel on University-Industry Partnerships

Dr. Celia Caulcott
Vice-Provost of Enterprise and London at University College London

Valeria D'Amico
Head of Joint Open Labs at Telecom Italia

Dr. Lars Frølund
Development Manager at Aarhus University and author of Strategic Industry-University Partnerships

Dr. Malcolm Skingle
Director of Academic Liaison at GSK

10:30 - 11:00
Coffee & networking break
11:00 - 12:30
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Research commercialisation
Configuring for Strategic Impact: Experiences of English universities in developing their knowledge exchange support system
Tomas Coates Ulrichsen (University of Cambridge), Eoin O'Sullivan (University of Cambridge)

Unveiling the underlying pathways of technology transfer activities
Jasmina Berbegal-Mirabent (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya)

Selecting the right commercialization channel in public research organizations – development of a decision tree
Anna Pohle (Fraunhofer IMW)

University patent negotiation and valuation process

Practitioner: Creating an innovative and entrepreneurial society
A State of Mind: The UWA Industry Engagement Model… turning nouns into verbs
Mark Stickells (The University of Western Australia)

Capital Connections: Creating and Curating Knowledge in a Global City
Ray Kent (Royal Veterinary College)

Social Economy and Entrepreneurship as the new battle-horse in the evolution of Science and Technology Parks
Juan Antonio Bertolin (ESPAITEC - Universitat Jaume I Castellon)

MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program

Practitioner: America's crisis in technology transfer
America’s Crisis in Technology Transfer
Dushyant Pathak (University of California, Davis)

Practitioner: Mechanisms driving and supporting entrepreneurship
How a lecture on innovation at University became a “garage for innovators”, a new laboratory on open innovation in partnership with companies

Establishing a Mediterranean business scouting model

StudentStartUP - Building Entrepreneurship Programs and Centers in the Limburg region (Belgium)
dr. Jean-Pierre Segers (PXL)

Implementation Model of a Tech-based Entrepreneur Support Program and its Impacts

Good practice: University-industry interaction in education
MINNO ® - Innovation projects - building the future today

Cluster 4gune: boosting university system-industry fabric cooperation in the Basque Country in Industry 4.0
Ekhi Atutxa (Euskampus Foundation), Elena Urdaneta (Euskampus Foundation)

Industry Master: a cooperation between academia and industry to facilitate experiential earning
Leiff Naess (HSN)

Training a new workforce for a service economy
Florian Keller (Zurich University of Applied Sciences), Dominique Ursprung (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)

Next practice: Creating university-industry projects and partnerships
Industry 4.0 – Testbed for cooperation between universities and enterprises in the Czech Republic
Tomas Dostal (ŠKODA AUTO)

A new alliance in medical technologies: driving economic growth and increasing productivity
Rowan Grant (University of Leeds), Lisa Hill (University of Leeds)

How to establish a country’s ecosystem of collaboration between universities and industries? A case from Taiwan

Improving Business Alignment of Co-located Research Projects
Dòrica Munell (CA Technologies)

INNORMADRID, Association for the Promotion of Innovation in Northern Madrid from the Academic & Research Excellence

Increased innovation in industry through regional partnerships in Horizon 2020 mobilization

Improvement of Processes in the Area of Internal Hospital Logistics

12:30 - 13:45
Lunch & poster session
Lunch & Poster Session
In need of a new Professional Roles Framework for Future Engineers
Sofie Craps (KU Leuven)

Science2Society – Technology transfer via Open Innovation Mechanisms

Beyond entrepreneurship education: An evaluation of entrepreneurial disposition and culture in sub saharan africa, some lessons from Ghana
Kwame Adom (University of Ghana Business Sch)

Innovation through Challenge - Educating our future workforce through real-world experiences
Rachel Wright (University of Canterbury)

Usage Factors of Support Programs for University-Industry Collaboration: Case from Regional University in Japan
Haruhiko Maenami (Tottori University)

Beyond the Triple Helix: chaotic models for descriptions on nonlinear dynamical interactions.

Strategizing knowledge transfer in university-industry partnerships: The case of business studies
Helka Kalliomäki (University of Turku), Taina Eriksson (University of Turku)

Discovering University Engagement and Social Media Interaction on Twitter
Maddalena della Volpe (University of Salerno), Francesca Esposito (University of Salerno)

New generation of regional universities for industry development in Russia
Nataliia (Moscow school of Management SKOLKOVO)

International joint projects in education provides future business experts with metacognitive skills
Daniela Tanhua (Satakunta University of Applied Sciences)

EVPO - easy to use system for triage of practical applicability of R&D results
Kateřina Čihařová (ILA, s.r.o.)

13:45 - 15:15
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Developing entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystems
Looking inside of Entrepreneurial and Innovative Higher Education Ecosystems

Startup Progress in Formation and Financing for I-Corps (SPIFFI)
Andrea Belz (University of Southern California)

Unraveling the effects of coopetition in a regional innovation system
Jasmina Berbegal-Mirabent (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya)

Exploring the Role of Institutional Financial Innovation to Transform a Working Landscape into a Thriving Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Practitioner: Establishing and nurturing university-industry relationships
Strategic university-industrial development: The sector development approach from the Technical University of Denmark
Anders Pall Skött (Technical University of Denmark), Mads H. Odgaard (Technical University of Denmark)

Holistic University-Industry-Government Engagement Strategy to Enhance Interaction and Optimize Performance Cater for Industrial Revolution 4.0 Era – In The Perspective of Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia

Establishing Successful Industry-University Cooperation on Startup Principles
Pavel Náplava (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague)

How to have 800 research/industry conversations in 2 hours.

Practitioner: Australia Chapter
Practitioner: Employability: Educating the entrepreneurs and employees of the future
Transforming Graduate Employment Outcomes Through Holistic Business Support
Gaynor Davis (University of Derby)

The Syntegrative Education initiative at XJTLU: tomorrows HE model today
Stuart Perrin (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University)

Transitioning Business Graduates into Work: Helping businesses and young people gain important employability skills
Christopher Brown (Hertfordshire Business School)

Nova SBE Executive Education - Creating an innovative and entrepreneurial society

Good practice: Developing mechanisms for entrepreneurial universities
How to successfully develop cooperation strategies of German Higher Education Institutions? Observations and lessons learned from the Transfer-Audit.
Cornels Lehmann-Brauns (Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft)

Research and Development as a Service – BME FIEK Innovation Center

Pioneering New Generation Universities in Turkey: The Abdullah Gül University Model
İhsan Sabuncuoğlu (Abdullah Gül University - Rector/President)

Next Practice: Tools and platforms supporting UBC
The Index of Higher Education – Business Engagement (HEBE Index) - a methodology of the instrument monitoring university-business relations
Mateusz Jezowski (Foundation for the Development of the Education System)

Digital backbone AI tool development for the new Tampere University
Pasi Vakaslahti (Tampere University of Technology)

User Journeys to improve an Online Knowledge Transfer Marketplace

Data driven industry-researcher connections
Zoe (Data61 | CSIRO)

Using Artificial Intelligence to enhance the matching process of calls for proposals to researchers' qualifications

15:15 - 15:30
Coffee & networking break
15:30 - 17:00
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Measurements and indicators of university-industry interaction
The performance of technology transfer organisations – a holistic practice-based maturity model

The Quadruple Helix Innovation Index to emphasise the role of interaction in regional innovation performance
Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT)

Measuring University-Industry-Government linkages of textile sector of Sindh

Economic Impact Evaluation over Three Years of an Entrepreneur Consulting Program: A Case Study of the Tech-Series Program at the University of Missouri, Columbia
Sandra Marin Ruiz (University of Missouri, Columbia)

Scientific: Motivators for industry to collaborate
How do barriers and drivers differ for businesses who have cooperated with universities and those who have not?

Why do industry collaborate with universities?
Akbar Khodabandehloo (University West, School of Business, Economics and IT)

Predicting a business’s capability and willingness to cooperate with a public research organization
Anna Pohle (Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW)

Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science - 2017 Business Research Collaboration Discovery Project

Practitioner: Fostering academic entrepreneurship and university spin offs
Establishing a National University-linked Incubator / Accelerator Network – 4 years of Experience

Fostering entrepreneurial activities: Assesing the impact of an interdisciplinary incubation program

Future Worlds medicine: an ecosystem to grow translational academic biomedical research
Brigitte A. Lavoie (University of Southampton)

Practitioner: Networks and intermediaries: Enablers of university-industry interaction
Connecting the whole innovation value chain: The case of the European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs (ENRICH) in Brazil, China and USA
Sara Medina (Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação)

IT public private partnerships for universities. The case of SIGMA AIE

Industry-University collaboration for the promotion of innovation
Dafna Schwartz (Adelson School of Entrepreneurship, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel), David Bentolila (Zefat Academic College - Interdisciplinary Studies Dep. and Ort Braude Academic College – Innovation & Productivity Center, Israel)

smart³ - An industry-driven, cross-disciplinary innovation network in the field of smart materials
Holger Kunze (Fraunhofer IWU Dresden / Innovation Network smart³)

Practitioner: University-Industry Interaction: A holistic approach
Sirius: Collaboration across the digital divides in the oil and gas supply chain
David Cameron (University of Oslo)

Nurturing an ethos of engagement: A mid-term report card from the University of Sydney Business School
Fiona O'Sullivan (The University of Sydney Business School)

Changing knowledge ecosystems. The role of strategic public-private partnerships between universities and firms in research and innovation.
Sue-Yen Tjong Tjin Tai (Rathenau Institute)

Good practice: Establishing university-industry relationships
Dual-Desk PhD researchers
Claus Claeys (KU Leuven)

Using Legal Entity for Linking University-Industry Collaboration
I-Cheng Li (Industrial Economics and Knowledge, Industrial Technology Research Institute)

Creating collaborations through mobility – the Royal Society Industry Fellowship

17:00 - 17:30