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Thursday, June 6th

13:00 - 14:00 Welcome Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Opening Session
14:00 - 14:15 Welcome Greetings: Carlo Rizzuto, ERF Chair
14:15 - 14:30 Roberto della Marina, Vice President AREA Science Park
14:30 - 16:30 Session I: Framework and Institutional views
14:30 - 14:55 Opening - Carlo Rizzuto, ERF Chair and Edward Mitchell, Head of Business Development at ESRF Grenoble
14:55 - 15:20 UK science funding and how STFC implements Impact. Ian Tracey, Head of Entrepreneurship and External Technology Transfer at STFC
15:20 - 15:45 Technology Transfer in Germany: General overview and a deeper look at strategies and instruments of Helmholtz Association. Joern Krupa, Director Technology Transfer at the Helmholtz Association.
15:45 - 16:10 Relations between IRs and industrial companies in France: return of experience and definition of a pragmatic strategy. Jean Pierre Caminade, Science Officer for Research Infrastructures, French Ministry for High Education and Research and Jean Luc Lancelot, CEO of Sigmaphi and President of PIGES Association.
16:10 - 16:30 Discussion
16:30 - 16:45 Coffee break
16:45 - 17:45 Session II, part I: Best Practices of Technology Transfer
16:45 - 16:55 Overview of some previous studies and workshops. Frank Lehner, Head of International Collaboration at DESY.
16:55 - 17:00 Enhanced industrial uses and technology transfer opportunities at SOLEIL. Philippe Deblay, Technology Transfer Manager at SOLEIL.
17:00 - 17:05 Applied Research with Neutrons and Technology Transfer at the Budapest Neutron Centre. Lazlo Rosta, Scientific Leader at Budapest Neutron Center.
17:05 - 17:10 Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Hurdles and Challenges at ESRF, Grenoble. Ed Mitchell, Head of Business Development.
17:10 - 17:15 PSI with&for Industry. Andrea Foglia, Technology Transfer Officer at PSI
17:15 - 17:20 Technology Transfer Opportunities at DESY. Katja Kroschewski, Head of Technology Transfer at DESY.
17:20 - 17:25 Expertise and Technology for Industry@Elettra - Sincrotrone Trieste. Marco Marazzi, Technology Transfer Manager at Elettra – Sincrotrone Trieste.
17:25 - 17:45 Open discussion
17:45 - 18:45 Session II, part II: Case Studies
17:45 - 18:05 The Collaboration between Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste and Zambon Chemicals on polymorphs characterization. Livius Cotarca, R&D Manager at Zambon Chemicals and Maurizio Polentarutti, Beamline Scientist at Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste.
18:05 - 18:25 Quantitative assessment of steatosis by infrared microspectroscopy for liver graft quality control. François Le Naour, Researcher at INSERM and Catherine Guettier, Anatomy Department, Paul Brousse Hospital, France.
18:25 - 18:45 Commercializing of new technologies from Research Institutes focused on MTCA.4. Friedrich Fix, General Manager at AD-TE-C and Frank Ludwig, Physicist at DESY.
18:45 Closure of Day 1: Discussion and Summary Outcomes
20:00 Social dinner

Friday, June 7th

8:30 - 10:10 Session III: Business Models, innovative practices and new challenges. Part I
8:30 - 8:50 Strategic management of the intellectual property at IIT. Lorenzo de Michieli, Technology Transfer Manager at IIT, Italian Institute of Technology.
8:50 - 9:10 Technology Transfer through procurements: the CERN case. Sandro Centro
9:10 – 9:30 PFMI Cosmétomique: a mutualised platform dedicated to the challenges of the cosmetics sector. Christophe Masson, CSO at Competitively cluster “Cosmetic Valley”.
9:30 – 9:50 Breeding ground for a rare species - the DESY incubator project tries fostering entrepreneurship from basic science. Katja Kroschewski, Head of Technology Transfer at DESY.
9:50 – 10:10 Technological impact as seen by economic analysts. Florian Gliksohn, Institute of Physics of the ASCR (ELI Beamlines) / ELI Delivery Consortium.
10:10-10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 12:00 Session III: Business Models, innovative practices and new challenges. Part II
10:30 – 10:50 HZDR Innovation GmbH - enhancing the commercial access to large R&D-infrastructures. Björn Wolf, Head of Technology Transfer at HZDR
10:50 – 11:10 Innovation and growth: the vital role of Strategic Alliances. Aldo Romano, Research and Innovation, Confindustria.
11:10 – 11:30 TT: Examples and Learning form a Company Working within the Accelerator Community. Wolfgang Diete, Director Vacuum, Beamline & X-Ray Systems, Bruker ASC.
11:30 – 11:50 CERN impact-driven innovation approach. Enrico Chesta, Head of Technology Transfer and IP Management at CERN – European Organization for Nuclear Research.
11:50 – 12:10 Workshop Summary
12:10 – 12:30 Workshop closure
12:30 Lunch
13:15 Bus Leave for Elettra Visit (optional)
15:30 Bus from Elettra to Trieste Airport

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