Training Workshop on Technopreneurship
Dates of the event: 25-28 April 2017
Organiser: Isfahan Regional Center for Technology Incubator and Science Park Development
Notes: This workshop aims to create awareness, understanding and motivation to participants by subjecting them to discussions about technopreneurship and its role in creating impact and technology development, and also subjects in correlation with idea validation, opportunity assessment, business models, business planning, financing, and Intellectual Property (IP).
Training workshop on Technology-based Entrepreneurship for Developing Countries
Dates of the event: 25-28 April 2017
Organiser: Isfahan Science & Technology Town (ISTT) in collaboration with ISTIC and ECOSF
Notes: This workshop is targeting interested people active in technology management and also research universities and institutes from Iran and developing countries. The targeted group should be involved in developing inventions or patents to provide them with the necessary knowledge on how to commercialize their research findings or directors of commercialization units of universities and R&D Institutes. The program is designed to train people on the elements of entrepreneurship in relation to the demand of the knowledge and innovation economy. They will also be taught a systematic approach on how to help create and build successful businesses which are based on and driven by technology.
13th Sheikh-Bahai Technopreneurship Festival
Dates of the event: 27-28 April 2017
Organiser: Isfahan Science and Technology Town
Notes: The Sheikh-Bahai Technopreneurship Festival is held to foster the culture of technopreneurship, creativity and innovation, to praise technoprenuers as an essential factor in technology-based economy motivation and developments, and to enhance cooperation between technoprenuers and investors. The Festival encompasses all technopreneurial fields including technical and engineering, hygienic and medicine, basic sciences, agriculture, humanities, culture and art, services, etc.
18th Training Programme on Korea’s Experience of Science and Technology Parks
Dates of the event: 15-26 May 2017
Organiser: Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning/ INNOPOLIS Foundation
Venue: INNOPOLIS Foundation
Country: South Korea
Notes: The 18th Training Programme shares the South Korean experience of STP development with participants from STPs/AOIs, government ministries overseeing STP/AOI policies, or other relevant organizations across the globe. Participants gain insights in various aspects of STP operation by taking part in lectures, site-visits, and group discussions. Moreover, it will offer opportunities to establish business networks with INNOPOLIS tenant companies and institutes.
6th Congress of the International Society for Applied Phycology
Dates of the event: 18-23 June 2017
Venue: La Cité Nantes Event Centre
Notes: In 2017 the scope of the 6th edition of ISAP congress is to appreciate the huge phycological biodiversity and the diversity of its biotechnological applications through the prism of a new and promising industrial sector in full development. The Congress will include speakers and posters presentations, exhibitors and for the first time a BtoB session to meet the right partners. With over 300 people working in its universities and research centers and more than 100 businesses, Western France is a European hotspot for the transfer and industrial development of marine biotechnology
Dates of the event: 30-31 August 2017
Organiser: Iranian Association for Management of Technology (IRAMOT) & Asialics
Venue: Shahid Beheshti University
Notes: ASIALICS aim to explore and develop the concept of learning, innovation and competence building as an analytical framework. The objective of ASIALICS is to stimulate the establishment of knowledge based strategies or economic development in Asia. The idea is to bring together interesting issues about what is going on in Asian countries and companies and to share experiences regarding methodology, analytical results and policies.
Dates of the event: 23-25 October 2017
Venue: UFRJ Technology Park
City: Rio de Janeiro
Notes: "For us, it will be a great satisfaction to host the 2017 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, when it will be 30 years since the pioneers of innovative entrepreneurship met in a first seminar, which had as one of its consequences the creation of Anprotec," said the director of the Technology Park of UFRJ, Mauricio Guedes.