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January 2018

22 Jan

Reasons to back us – Sponsorship special

As we approach our 2018 Annual Conference we are asking a variety of established sponsors to unpack their reasons for investing in ASTP-Proton events. First in the line is Ascenion GmbH, the technology transfer partner of leading life science-institutes of the Helmholtz and Leibniz Associations and university clinics. Why do you sponsor ASTP-Proton? As we are a technology transfer company ourselves and find it very important to have a European TT association which fosters knowledge exchange between top TT organisations like such as with Oxford Innovation, KU Leuven TTO or Max-Planck-Innovation. It’s essential to get access to benchmarking, best practice and to learn from each other. Thus, we not only support ASTP-Proton by having an active part in the network but also in financial...
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22 Jan

“Mandatory reading for the entrepreneurial scientist.”

Physicists are very smart people. Still, when it comes to moving their ideas from university to market, they often lack the basic set of know-hows that could help them succeed in the technology transfer process. To fill this gap, Entrepreneurship for Physicists: A Practical Guide to Move Ideas from University to Market offers a concise analysis of the key ingredients that enable entrepreneurs to bring added value to their customers. Author of this “how to” guide, Davide Iannuzzi (PhD, University of Pavia, Italy, 2002; MBA, TIAS Business School, 2015) is a professor in experimental physics at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam and the Scientific Director of the Demonstrator Lab Amsterdam Physics Research and Innovation Laboratory, in Amsterdam. In parallel to his academic...
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