09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and Introduction 09:15 – 10.45 Role of the KTO within the Organisation 10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break 11:15 – 12:45 Organisational Models for a KTO 12:45 – 13:45 Lunch 13:45 – 14:45 KTO Activities Reporting 14:45 – 15:30 Case study introduction – The consultant Cometh 15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break 16:00 – 17:00 Case study Feedback
Member early bird until 14 August 2019: €1290
Non-member early bird until 14 August 2019: €1940
If you are not a member join here for €250 a year and benefit immediately from the membership discounts and other specials
CE Points: 16
By taking into account the specificities of their research organisation, participants will be able to refine and improve the organisational model of their KTO
To design effective reporting, addressing key stakeholder interests
Manage the research results the KTO, using an IP approach to maximise the benefits for society
Acquire concrete advice and tools to improve their operational processes spcifically patent prosecution and portfolio management, contract life cycle and PoC scheme.
Learn how to effectively build a successful network of partners.
Role and tasks of the KTO
The different roles and profiles in a KTO
Activities and financial reporting
Managing research results using an IP approach
Managing a patent portfolio
Managing research contracts
Managing licensing agreements
Managing Proof of Concept scheme
Managing strategic partnerships
Funding KT activities
Why join this course?
This three-day course provides a broad overview of technology transfer, the inner processes of a KTO, and ecosystem development activities. Experienced KTO managers, will guide you through issues such as reporting, human resources, intellectual property, contract management and compliance.
The interactive workshops include case studies and practical examples of KTO operations. The course has been scheduled to give you not only a valuable learning experience but to allow you to optimise networking opportunities with your peers from across Europe.
Who should attend?
Operations within knowledge transfer offices can be diverse in terms of human resources, stakeholder engagement, and the business acumen needed to conduct daily business.
Are you an experienced KT Officer, KTO manager, IP portfolio manager or responsible for the administrative processes of a KTO with at least two years’ experience?
Do you wish to become Head of a KTO or responsible for the operation of a KTO? This course is designed for technology transfer professionals in charge the operations or administration of a knowledge transfer office.
Given our organisation’s size, this course undeniably helped to streamline our TTO process towards efficiency.
Ram Siddappa, Erasmus MC, the Netherlands