Registration form: ProgressTT boot camp 4 – 6 April 2017

/Registration form: ProgressTT boot camp 4 – 6 April 2017

Intensive Capacity Building Programme for TT Managers

4 – 6 April 2017 | VTT | Espoo, Finland

First name

Last name

E-mail address


Organisation (name of TTO)





What is your position in the TTO? (priority will be given to head of TTOs)

How many years have you worked directly in Technology Transfer?

What are your fields of interests for this boot camp?

Building on the success of our previous boot camp and workshop, and the knowledge gained in presenting them, we would like to ask you some questions so we can better understand your TTO. This will help us to make sure the workshop is the right fit for your TTO and to tailor the presentations and activities to the specific needs of all our participants. All information submitted will be treated as confidential and will only be used for the purposes of this application process, in accordance with the PROGRESS-TT Confidentiality and Data Management Policy.

How many academic researchers are working at the PRO (Public Research Organisation) in the following areas?
Electrical/Electronic Engineering (EE)
Life Sciences

How many of the following have been executed by the PRO/TTO in the last available financial year?
Patent Applications
Research Contracts
License Agreements
IP Assignments (outright sale of IP to a third party)

How would you describe the support that TT activities get in your organisation?
(Scale 1 strongly disagree -10 strongly agree)
PRO top-management are very supportive
PRO middle-management are very supportive
Researchers are very supportive

On what legal basis does the TTO operate?

What was the total number of employees working in your TTO in 2015?

Do you use any of the following procedures and tools in your TTO operations?
A formalised screening procedure to assess invention disclosures
A stage-gate system (based on phases and decision gates) to drive commercialisation decisions
An IP portfolio system to drive decisions on IP maintenance
A post-deal management system to monitor partners’ compliance
Dedicated software tool for managing patent applications and TT projects

Does your TTO/PRO have access to an internal Proof of Concept fund?
Life Science

What external funding has been accessed by spin-offs supported by your PRO/TTO?
External PoC Funding:
EE Life Science
Seed Funds:
EE Life Science
Angel Investors:
EE Life Science
Venture Capital Funds:
EE Life Science

Describe in 150 words or less, the mandate of your TTO and express the % of the mandate which applies to the three areas of Revenue Generation, Support for faculty and Economic Development

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