7th of October 2021

08.30 – 09.00


09.00 – 09.15


Welcome addresses: 

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

Andrej Čuš, 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

10.30 – 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 – 

Award announcement: WIPO IP Enterprise Trophy

13.20 – 15.20


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

Keynote speech: SID Bank  / SID – Slovenska izvozna in razvojna banka

Paper presentations: scientific papers on technology transfer and intellectual property  

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

15:20 – 16.50


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

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