7th of October 2021 – on-line event – for link, please register

08.30 – 09.00


09.00 – 09.15


Welcome addresses (in Slovene language): 

Prof. Dr. Mitja Slavinec, State Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

Simon Zajc, State Secretary,
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

Prof. Dr. Boštjan Zalar, director, Jožef Stefan Institute


Start at 10:00

PARALLEL SESSION II: Research2Business meetings (B2R meetings)

09.15 – 10.30


MAIN SESSION: Round table on the future of Knowledge Transfer in Slovenia and EU (in Slovene language)


10.30 – 12.00


Best innovation with commercial potential: Pitch competition (in English)

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch break

13.00 – 13.20


Award announcement: Best innovation with commercial potential

Award announcement: WIPO IP Enterprise Trophy

(in English) Video

13.20 – 15.30


PARALLEL SESSION I (in English): Keynote speech: Matthias Keckl, Managing Partner, Fraunhofer Technologie-Transfer Fonds (FTTF) GmbH: PoC funding of research spin-offs Video

Keynote speech: Natalija Stošicki, Director, Investments and EU Programmes Department, SID Bank  / SID – Slovenska izvozna in razvojna banka: CEETT Platform – Central Eastern European Technology Transfer Platform Video

Paper presentations: scientific papers on technology transfer and intellectual property  Video

PARALLEL SESSION II: Connecting high-school education system with academia: Presentations of selected research topics from Jozef Stefan Institute and proposals for cooperation; Agenda (in Slovene language) Video


15:30 – 16.50


Opportunities arising from publicly funded research projects / presentations of successful scientific projects (partly in Slovene, partly in English) Video

Award announcement: WIPO Medal For Inventors





Notice of Recording and Photography

8 October 2021, Award ceremony (within the program of Awards of IS2020):

Best innovation with commercial potential in the year 2021 

WIPO IP Enterprise Trophy

WIPO Medal for Inventors