Taftie Expert Session I, 28th February 2018, Vilnius
Expert Session I
Creating ecosystems for innovative high – technology entrepreneurship:
pathway to successful R&D outputs commercialization
On 28th February the first Expert Session under the MITA Taftie Chairmanship will take place in Vilnius. Information on the programme and logistics: travel sheet and the registration link. Overview of participants (as of 26th February)
Entrepreneurship is an important way to commercialize technological innovations. The collaboration across universities, business and local government could be seen as a major factor in the creating entrepreneurship environment. However, not all countries are equally successful which leaves open the question of how to guide the systems closer to the leader position.
Key questions for the Expert session I:
- - What do you see as the critical factors in achieving success within your technology innovation ecosystem?
- - What role have agency activities/policies played?
- - Entrepreneurship and innovation capacity within the university (“best and brightest” talent): Where the university is and where it will go in the future?
Event supervisor: Edita Bagdonaitė, MITA ()
|12:00||Registration of participants|
Moderator: Andrius Plečkaitis
|13:00 - 13:10||Welcome, Ričardas Valančiauskas, MITA|
|13:10 - 13:30||
Commercialisation of R&D – Do we still need it?
Jelena Angelis, EFIS Centre
|13:30 - 13:50||
Institut Pasteur: a major player in the global innovation ecosystem
David Itier, Institut Pasteur
|13:50 - 14:10||
On the path to innovative economy –
Nina Dobrzyńska, PARP
|14:10 - 14:30||
Creating ecosystems in the Netherlands for knowledge transfer
Lennart Kamphuis, Netherlands Enterprise Agency
|14:30 - 15:10||Panel discussions|
|15:10 - 15:40||Coffee break|
|15:40 - 16:00||
Winning as the underdog in Israel’s startup scene
Eitan Sella, Managing Director at Hybrid
|16:00 - 16:20||
Building Innovation: USA Experiences
Ramutis v Kiparskis, Managing Director Critical Resource Sciences Company
|16:20 - 16:40||
Entrepreneurship Ecosystem: What are Preconditions for Success?
Neda Nordin, Innovation Management Consultant NORD INNO
|16:40 - 17:15||Panel discussions|
|17:15 - 17:25||Closing remark, Ričardas Valančiauskas|
|19:00 - 22:00||Evening programme|