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28 Apr

The REALfund: Linde supporting innovative ideas in Respiratory Care

Pullach, Germany; 19 March 2014 – With the REALfund, Linde Healthcare, a global business unit of The Linde Group, addresses anyone working in the field of respiratory diseases and related comorbidities to submit their ideas and apply for funding for their research work. Whether you are an academic researcher, physician, nurse, technician, industrial designer or active in a patient organisation, projects with the potential to develop better respiratory care solutions are welcome. Throughout the care continuum from hospital to home – the REALfund supports ideas that improve the quality of care and life of patients, help doctors or medical staff, relieve pressure on healthcare facilities or optimise health economics. Relevant projects will be funded with up to EUR 75,000 depending...
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2 Apr

Social networking capability of website now live

A walkthrough To aid you in a smooth transition from the old to the new website, we have prepared an infographic for you. Just click on the image below to learn the functions of the navigation bar that you will first face once you log in to the website:     Please make sure to take your time to log in to the new website and update your profile. For any comments, questions or suggestions, send a message to What can you do once you're logged in? You can connect with your peers online In the old ASTP-Proton website, only members have log in codes and can connect with one another. In this new website, all ASTP-Proton contacts are sent their unique log in codes. It's much...
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27 Mar


The Knowledge Stock Exchange (KSE) is a networking opportunity for technology transfer professionals that was launched on 18 October 2013 as part of the ASTP-Proton Fall Conference in Warsaw, Poland. It is a 90-minute (1 hour and 30 minutes) session that consists of: 1. Face-to-face meetings: Meet your fellow peers in 1-on-1 sessions to explore options for collaboration or experience sharing. 2. Initiative sharing: Present an initiative or problem with international knowledge and technology transfer colleagues. 3. Information corner: Learn more about the initiatives/services provided by these companies/organisations in a 15-minute elevator pitch. Each track is divided into 15-minute mini sessions. For the ASTP-Proton Annual Conference, an additional track: “Special Interest Meeting: EasyAccessIP” will also be held. You can submit your own initiative for the INITIATIVE SHARING session...
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3 Feb

Reserve your accommodation for the site visit at the Imperial College London

The site visit at the Imperial College London has received enough reservations to push through. If you are attending this event, you may choose from the list of hotels below to get discounted rates: Hotel Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel 68 -86 Cromwell Road London, SW7 5BT Tel. +44 20 7761 9000 Rate: Single room, 110 GBP per night (including English buffet breakfast and VAT) The discount rates are available until 28 February 2014. A different rate may apply after this date. Contact details for reservation Booking reference: 0330HEL Email: Tel + 44 207451 0196 or + 44 207 761 9002 *Credit card details are required for guarantee purposes. Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington Scarsdale Place, Kensington London, W8 5SR Rate: Standard room single use, GBP 110 Standard room double use, GBP 120 Above rates include breakfast and...
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15 Jan

Lifting the lid on Imperial College London

  This event is fully booked! If you still want to sign up though, please send a message to A one-day site visit to find out what they do and how they do it The opportunity You are invited to join us for a day at Imperial where we will have the opportunity to listen and discuss the Imperial ‘model’ with many of those who lead it – including the Innovations, Consultancy and Strategic Alliance groups. Imperial College London has an extraordinary track record in Technology Transfer. It has a string of ‘firsts’ to its name, including Imperial Consultants (whose model has been widely imitated throughout Europe), ‘Imperial Innovations Group plc’ - the first Technology Transfer Office to be floated to the stock exchange,...
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24 May

ASTP and Proton – Europe merge into new association called ASTP

ASTP members approved the merger with Proton-Europe in General Assembly held in Vienna, Austria during the 14th ASTP Annual Conference. The decision to merge took place at the Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel during the 14th ASTP Annual Conference. The mission of ASTP-Proton is to enhance the impact of public research on society and the economy by promoting and professionalising knowledge and technology transfer in European universities and public research institutions, for the benefit of knowledge and technology transfer professionals and technology users in the broadest sense. By merging, ASTP-Proton will offer more and better services with a broader scope, being more inclusive in the “innovation biosphere”. Membership of ASTP-Proton will include individuals and representatives of institutions....
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