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Research to business: a technology transfer approach

Organized by HIT - Hub Innovazione Trentino - Fondazione

Lecturers: Milena Bigatto (HIT) & others

Timetable: 13-17 February 2023 and 8-12 May 2023 (see the updated agenda attached) c/o HIT, Piazza Manci 17, Povo Trento

Programme: 

MAIN FOCUS:

13-17 February 2023: Digital Transformation, AI, Industry 4.0, Robotics, Materials and sensors, etc...

8-12 May 2023: Energy, Sustainable Mobility, Life quality, Smart Agriculture, Biotechnologies, etc...

General Objectives: 

This seminar aims to provide PhD students with the fundamental concepts for helping PhD create impact from their research.

In particular Students will be driven to think about the value of their research work in the market.

They will explore mega-trends and markets and how to leverage the potential of innovation inside the research. They will investigate with experts the concepts of value proposition and customer, legacies and opportunities related to the IP strategies and protection.  Public and private financing strategies and opportunities will be presented.

Main Learning Outcomes: 

This seminar aims to provide PhD students with the fundamental concepts for helping PhD create impact from their research.

In particular Students will be driven to think about the value of their research work in the market.

They will explore mega-trends and markets and how to leverage the potential of innovation inside the research. They will investigate with experts the concepts of value proposition and customer, legacies and opportunities related to the IP strategies and protection.  Public and private financing strategies and opportAt the end of the classes participants will be able to:

- Understanding differences when planning and developing a new entre/intra-preneurial project in different contexts

- Ability to understand, create, capture value of the research project in a market

- Ability to integrate the strategic role of IP and other intangible assets into the research project and future professional scenarios.

Teaching and Learning Methods:

Teaching and learning methods are primarily based on applied lectures, testimonials and real case studies from researchers, entrepreneurs, local and/or international business managers. They combine lectures, testimonials from professionals, discussions, individual and group work, hands-on activities and games. Participants will be evaluated with group exercise, and individual reports.  Participants will be asked to reflect on their entrepreneurial skills (working in an interdisciplinary team and communicate effectively) and choose one entrepreneurial competence among the ENTRECOMP European framework to improve during the course (self-direct learning). 

Credits: 3 - attendance to at least 75% of the course is mandatory; Evaluation procedure: team works and oral tests within classes hours.

Duration: 24 hours (3 credits)

Registration: in order to access the course, please send an e-mail to dicamphd [at] unitn.it ; by February 1, 2023 (edition 1); by April 26, 2023 (edition 2).