WHO WE ARE
ASTP is a non-profit organisation committed to knowledge transfer among universities and industry. Our focus is to further improve the quality of impact that public research has on the economy and society.
ASTP was the European professional association for knowledge transfer (KT) professionsals, established in 2000 by a group of leading practitioner. ASTP’s focus is to provide outstanding training and practice exchange among KT professionals.
ASTP and Proton Europe combined forces in May 2013 to effectively provide knowledge transfer for professionals with a broader scope, being more inclusive in the “innovation ecosystem”.
Here at ASTP our goal is promoting and professionalising knowledge transfer practice. Our main focus being on knowledge transfer for professionals and technology transfer offices.
Our mission is to help with professional development via courses online or in-person. Our courses are carefully designed for individuals in the technology transfer field.
ASTP portrays the interest of members in innovation and technology transfer policies. We collect and publish data, success stories and other information relevant to the knowledge transfer field and its stakeholders.
- Establish and exchange the best practices for knowledge and technology transfer.
- Train professionals and help professional development.
- Technology Licensing and commercialisation.
- Open Innovation and creation of successful spin-outs.
- Offer amazing networking opportunities.
- Offer you a platform for your ideas.
ASTP strives to shape the future profession of knowledge and technology transfer while increasing the attraction and credibility of the technology transfer profession, join us on our journey to setting out better and more efficient ways of transferring knowledge and technology.