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5-Days Full Immersion Training on Technology Transfer in the Life Sciences
Esposizione data
20-24 novembre 2024
Sede evento
Human Technopole, Milan - In presence

Category: Course

Location: Human Technopole, Milan - In presence

Date: 20/11/2023 - 24/11/2023

Target Audience: 25 researchers at the beginning of their academic career in the life sciences, willing to learn about key aspects of Technology Transfer. Researchers from Italian Universities or Italian Research Institutes, as well as Italian researchers operating in foreign research institutions; Postdocs/Researchers who have completed their PhD within the last 10 years; PhD students, only from their 3rd year; technicians. Scientific sectors: all disciplines within the life sciences and related applications (e.g., pharmaceutical studies, medicine, chemistry, biotechnology, big data, and machine learning).

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Human Technopole’s Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer (CITT), together with Netval and IUSS Pavia, organise a 5-days full immersion training on Technology Transfer in the Life Sciences.



Day 1 – 20 November (15.30-18.30)

  • Innovation and “third mission” of research public organisations
  • Case Study

Coordinator: Riccardo Pietrabissa, Rector of the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia

Day 2 – 21 November (10-13 & 14-17)

  • IP Protection and valorisation & Technology Transfer tools (IP management/strategy, contracts – NDA, MTA, CRADA, PLA, KHLA)
  • Case study

Coordinator: Alessandra Baccigotti, Head of Innovation Funding and Knowledge Transfer in the Bioeconomy and Engineering sectors, University of Bologna

Day 3 – 22 November (10-13 & 14-17)

  • The development phases of a Technology Transfer project | Validation in the Life Sciences (Human and Veterinary Ethics Committees, AIFA/EMA, clinical trials, GxP)
  • Case study

Coordinator: Andrea Frosini, Intellectual Property Manager, Toscana Life Sciences Foundation

Day 4 – 23 November (10-13 & 14-17)

  • The valorisation of research through the creation of spin-off or start-up companies
  • Case study

Coordinator: Jacopo Fanti, Head of KTO Process Unit – New Entrepreneurship, University of Bologna

Day 5 – 24 November (10-13)

  • Presentation of Human Technopole and the MIND Innovation Ecosystem
  • Inspirational talks by HT stakeholders
  • Visit to the facilities and around the District

Coordinator: Fabio Terragni, Member of the Management Committee & delegate for Technology Transfer at Human Technopole

The program may be subject to change regarding content and speakers’ names.

Working language: English

Registration requirements:

  • CV
  • Motivation letter containing
    • the field of research and/or concrete examples in which you would like to apply technology transfer
    • experience on technology transfer (i.e., workshops/courses attended)

Candidates will be evaluated based on:

  • Suitability
  • Field of work/experience
  • Motivation/research project/idea

Notification of selected participants: Mid-September 2023

Course requirements: participants shall bring their personal laptop

Contact: techtransferHT@fht.org

Privacy: personal data will be processed in accordance with privacy regulations – the notice on data processing policy is available here (ItalianEnglish).