Creating Value from Knowledge
An Introduction to Innovation Management for Researchers
The workshop aims to give an understanding of what it means to translate knowledge, or ideas, into something that creates economic and societal benefit- in other words innovation. The workshop will develop the participants’ ability to relate to how business views knowledge and give an understanding of what it takes to exploit knowledge for commercial gain. It also looks at the role of different functions such as technology transfer offices in universities to help this process that is immensely important to society.
The workshop is very practical and interactive in nature, giving participants skills and understanding that they themselves can apply rather than business theory, though current business approaches to innovation will be discussed.
The language of presentations will be English.
Monica Schofield , CEng FIET, Director International Cooperation and EU Office.
Since 1999 Monica has been giving professional advice on the preparation of proposals for European funding, for both researchers and enterprises. Since 1995 she has given well over 100 workshops on research and innovation management and research policy across Europe.
Dr. Margarete Remmert-Rieper
Tutech Innovation GmbH
This workshop is particularly suitable for early-stage researchers, e.g. PhD candidates or post docs, or others who have had little exposure to business oriented R&D. The workshop will be of value both for participants contemplating a switch to working in industry, and those seeking to remain in research but whose work is likely to involve working with industry.