8 October 2020;    JSI, Ljubljana, Slovenia

08.30 – 09.00


09.00 – 09.15

Welcome address:

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

Besearch2Business meetings (B2R meetings)

09.15 – 10.00

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

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

10.00 – 12.00

Best Innovation with commercial potential: Pitch competition

12.00 – 13.00

Light lunch

13.00 – 13.20

Award announcement: Best innovation with commercial potential

Award ceremony: WIPO IP Enterprise Trophy

13.20 – 14.45

Paper presentations: scientific papers on technology transfer and intellectual property


14.45 – 17.00

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

Award ceremony: WIPO Medal For Inventors



Networking, farewell cocktail


9 October 2020

Award ceremony – competition for the best innovation with commercial potential in the year 2020 (within the program of Awards of IS2020)