Entrepreneurial researchers and creation of spin-offs


Friday, May 8th, 2020 Sart Tilman - Interface ULiège

Entrepreneurial researchers and creation of spin-offs

Target audience

From the 3rd year of thesis onwards

Trainers

Nathalie BENOIT
General Manager
Gesval

Olivier GILLIEAUX
Technology Transfer Officer
Interface Entreprise-Université

Description

The training will outline the process of creating spin-offs at universities. It especially emphasizes the steps to consider, and the panel of stakeholders/organizations involved that support spin-offs creation at ULiège.

Gesval participates in the creation of innovative companies using technologies (patents, software, know-how, etc ...) from the University of Liege.

Goals

The  seminar aims to:

  • Describe the possible paths that can be followed by the entrepreneurial researcher;
  • Present the arrangements and the environment set up by the ULiege to support  the spin-off creator;
  • Encourage thinking on planning  future professional and career opportunities  of the researcher.

Developed skills

Learning to assess the value of the business plan and to prepare for negotiations leading to the later stages of the project. Become aware of the difficulties that can be faced but also the facilities offered to the spin-off creator in academia.

Practical information

Date : Friday, May 8th, 2020 - 9:00-12:30
Location : Interface ULiège ; the exact location will be communicated upon confirmation of registration
Language : English
Maximum number of participants : 15

Registration request

Before April 30th, 2020, via the online form.  Registrations will be confirmed by eMail.

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