8th of October 2020

08.30 – 09.00


VIRTUAL EVENT – registered participants get their individual GoToWebinar link to access the conference

09.00 – 09.15


Welcome address:

Dr. Simona Kustec, Minister
Ministry of Education, Science and Sport – video

Prof. Dr. Jadran Lenarčič, director, Jožef Stefan Institute – video 

Dr. Špela Stres, Head of the Center for Technology Transfer and Innovation, Jožef Stefan Institute – video

Research2Business meetings (B2R meetings)

09.15 – 10.00


Keynote speech: Dr. Jeff Skinner, Executive Director, Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, London Business School, UK: Does the relation between the technology transfer and business education system influence the transfer efficiencyvideo

Keynote speech: Dr. Jon Wulff Petersen, director,
Technology Transfer, Plougmann Vingtoft, Denmark: How to maximize the impact of technology transfer funnel at TTOs? video

10.00 – 12.00


Best innovation with commercial potential: Pitch competition

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch break

13.00 – 13.20


Award announcement: Best innovation with commercial potential video

Award announcement: WIPO IP Enterprise Trophyvideo

13.20 – 15.20


Paper presentations: scientific papers on technology transfer and intellectual property – video

Round table on IPR management in industry:  video

mag. Mladen Vukmir, Vukmir and Associates, Zagreb, expert in IPR management, patent attorney

Mr. Gverino Ratoša, innovation in automotive industry, Hidria d. o. o.

Mr. Drago Lemut, director, company Le-Tehnika d. o. o. 

Prof. dr. Alexsandru Marin, Director TTO, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest; EEN member, EU IPR Helpdesk Ambassador


15:20 – 16.50


Opportunities arising from publicly funded research projects / presentations of successful scientific projects– video

Award announcement: WIPO Medal For Inventors – video



Closing – video 


Notice of Recording and Photography

9 October 2020, access via live streaming on IJS TV from 11.30 till 12.15

Award ceremony video (within the program of Awards of IS2020):

Best innovation with commercial potential in the year 2020 

WIPO IP Enterprise Trophy

WIPO Medal for Inventors