This fall researchers, PhD’s and employees supporting them can attend a new series of IXA webinars on various topics on valorisation and entrepreneurship, like protecting inventions, collaborating with external partners and sharing research knowledge with outside parties.
The webinars are interactive, information dense and practical: you can can get started right away. Participation is free of charge, registration is required.
The webinars are open to all scientists from Amsterdam UMC, HvA, UvA, VU, KNAW and NWO Institutes.
Introduction in valorisation - what is it and why is it relevant to my research?
Thursday 1 October 2020, 10:00-11:30, online
Do you have research results with societal or commercial potential but you don’t know what steps you should take to be successful? In this workshop we will go through the entire valorisation process; from the starting point to the further development of the idea, the organisation around the valorisation process, the legal aspects and identifying your network. More information and registration
Boost your valorisation activities – transform your idea into a business concept
Thursday 8 October 2020, 10:00-11:30, online
With your research activities you generate ideas constantly. That’s not too difficult. But to turn an idea into a business case is usually more complicated. In this webinar we share different models on how to transform your idea into a more concrete concept which can be turned into a solid business case: What are the benefits? Which problem will you solve and for whom? And what is necessary to turn your idea into a commercial or societal application? In this workshop you will work on your own idea with support of the experts of IXA. More information and registration
How to fund your idea - from valorisation grants to collaborating with companies
Thursday 29 October 2020, 10:00-11:30, online
You have an innovative idea for a product/ service you want to develop but need funding to explore the feasibility of it.
In this workshop we provide an overview of the financing possibilities in the different stages of the valorisation process. The utilisation paragraph will also be discussed. Other forms of financing will also be covered, like crowdfunding and collaborating with a company. What is a company looking for and what are important criteria for them to collaborate? For more information and registration