Preliminary event schedule

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June 20, 2018

June 21, 2018

June 22, 2018

Time Session
13:45 - 14:15
Registration and Welcome Coffee
14:15 - 14:30
Welcome by the Organisers
14:30 - 16:00
Parallel workshops and tours
Workshops & Tours

The Entrepreneurial University - ACEEU
SME/University Partnership Workshop
Business Development Workshop
Measuring the Value of University-Industry Relationships
Innovation Spaces and Incubators


Tour: LSBU - Enterprise & Innovation Spaces
Science & Innovation Tour 2
Science & Innovation Tour 3
Science & Innovation Tour 4
Science & Innovation Tour 5
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee & networking
16:30 - 18:00
Parallel workshops and tours (cont.)
Workshops / tours

Continuation of the workshops and tours
18:00 - 20:45
Free time (hotel check-in, dinner ...)
20:45 - 23:00
Social activity
Pre-conference get-together (excluding dinner) at The Fable, located at 52 Holborn Viaduct
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference registration and warm-up coffee
9:00 - 9:30
Welcome address by organisers

Arno Meerman

Dr. Celia Caulcott
Vice-Provost of Enterprise and London at University College London
9:30 - 11:00
Discussion Panel on Regional Innovation Systems

Fred Bakker
Financial analyst, journalist, and author of the book The Smartest Places on Earth

Prof. Poh Kam Wong
Director for NUS Entrepreneurship Centre and Professor at National University of Singapore

Prof. Mariana Mazzucato
Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London

Prof. Tim Minshall
Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and the IfM's Centre for Technology Management at University of Cambridge

Moderated by

Jacyl Shaw
Director of Engagement, Carlton Connect Initiative, University of Melbourne

10:45 - 11:15
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
11:15 - 12:45
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Indicators and motivators for university-industry interaction
Neither carrot nor stick: relatedness mechanisms for academic-industry knowledge transfer and implications for policy
Karla Zimpel-Leal (University of Sheffield)

Academic Motivations to Engage: A fuzzy set analysis
Carolin Plewa (The University of Adelaide)

Is there a need for organizational change to promote KTT? Qualitative insights into constraints and wishes concerning knowledge and technology transfer in academic institutions
Antonia Muschner (Fraunhofer Center for Reponsible Research and Innovation), Roda Müller-Wieland (Fraunhofer Center for Reponsible Research and Innovation)

Practitioner: Innovation through collaboration: Stimulating growth
Accelerating Entrepreneurship and Ideas with Impact - A case study of 2 Global Programs focused on young professionals from industry, university, government and community
Margie Atkinson (CSRIO)

Joint laboratories to improve the management of innovation: The case of Via Inno
Rameshkoumar Jean-Paul (Bordeaux University), Bécue Mathieu (Bordeaux University), Zozime Bernard (Bordeaux University), Flamand Marina (Bordeaux University)

FabSpace 2.0
Marcello Maranesi (University of Rome Tor Vergata)

Capital Connections: Creating and Curating Knowledge in a Global City
Ray Kent (Royal Veterinary College)

Practitioner: Mecanisms supporting university-industry engagement
Engaging SMEs with a leading University, the Unismart university-industry interaction model leveraging on a global paradigm adapted to local specificities
Stefano Carosio (Unismart Padova Enterprise SRL)

Strategic Business Engagement – Delivering Income, Impact and Influence for Universities and Industry
Andy Newnham (University of Birmingham)

ESA-enabled cooperation between universities and industry for innovation in space activities
Piero Messina (European Space Agency), Teodora Secara (European Space Agency)

The academics-industrial economic pipeline
Wayne Kaplan (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology), Rita Bruckstein (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

Practitioner: The role and experience of ECIU universities in regional development
Case Studies: Developing strategic partnerships and networks
Generating Warp Speed Effectiveness for University Entrepreneurship Initiatives: The Power of Public Private Partnerships in Supercharging Results.
David Brukardt (University of Wisconsin System), Idella Yamben, Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Extension), Aaron Hagar (Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC))

CCAAR: building a strategic partnership for connected and autonomous vehicle research.
John Whittall (Coventry University)

KLOSSnet, a national leadership network focusing on Knowledge and Learning about Strategic Collaboration
Johan Blaus (KTH Royal Instiute of Technology)

Next practice: Employability: Educating the entrepreneurs and employees of the future
Innovative Cooperation Business –HEI learning model for Tourism (INCOME)
Goretti Silva (ESTG-IPVC)

5-star education: A unique partnership between university and the hospitality industry
Tracy Israel (The Celtic Manor Resort)

A novel internship program to promote University-Industry-Government interactions in Paraguay
Fabio Lopez-Pires (Itaipu Tecnological Park)

Academia and Industry collaborating to turn the tide for females in STEM
Mary Moloney (Cork Institute of Technology)

A Regional Approach to Supporting Academic Industry Engagement: The Dublin Regional Skills Forum
David Kirk (Dublin Institute of Technolgy), Natasha Kinsella (Dublin Regional Skills Forum)

12:45 - 14:15
Networking area
Lunch & poster session
Lunch & Poster Session
Technology scouts for forging relationships
Lauma Muizniece (Investment and Development Agency of Latvia)

Connections and collaboration: effective inter-agency research supporting aspirations of young people from refugee backgrounds transitioning from school to further education, training and employment
Tahereh Ziaian (UniSA)

RESUME - Mediterranean Network for Employability

Assessing the Performance of University Technology Transfer Offices in the Developed Countries: why industry should go along with this process

Brokering talent - Digital Competences 4.0 leveraging Growth Potential of Finnish and European Machine Industry
Hanna-Greta Puurtinen (Tampere University of Applied Sciences)

Smart HEI-Business cooperation
Anneli Kakko (JAMK University of Applied Sciences)

MERGE: Design and Building Pathways Between Academia and Industry

Cooperation between universities and business sector in southern mediterranean area

(Re)integrating long-term unemployed engineers through innovation projects
Aerts Céline (KU Leuven)

Innovation in an agile paradigm: challenges and opportunities for university-industry collaborations

Model of an efficient cooperative innovation process for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and basic orientated research institutions
Daehne (HTW Dresden - University of Applied Science Dresden), von der Weth (HTW Dresden - University of Applied Science Dresden)

From science to management: Building innovative business in Russia

A Collaborative Model for Empowering Clinical Laboratory Educators: How to Make Placement Training More Efficient
Reza Mortazavi (University of Canberra)

Social connectivity at UBC
Joana Santos (Technology and Management School - Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute), Goretti Silva (Technology and Management School - Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute)

14:15 - 15:45
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Developing and nurturing university-industry relations
Orchestrating public-private R&D networks: government-affiliated intermediary organizations as a policy intervention
Mattijs Janssen (Dialogic / Utrecht University)

Developing trust with stakeholders: case-based evidence from a national scale research programme
Paul Woodfield (Auckland University of Technology)

Evolution of University-Industry Collaboration at Chalmers University of Technology
Sven Lindmark (University of Gothenburg)

Opening the Black Box of University-Industry Strategic Partnerships: A Technology Innovation Perspective on How Partners Benefit
Tomas Coates Ulrichsen (University of Cambridge), Eoin O'Sullivan (University of Cambridge)

Scientific: Educating entrepreneurs in an entrepreneurial university
The rocky road towards the entrepreneurial university
Ingrid Wakkee (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)

Entrepreneurial learning in higher education through entrepreneurship ecosystem
Jacob Thomsen (Lillebaelt Academy - University of Applied Sceinces), Birgitte Wraae Rasmussen (University College Lillebelt)

How to educate university students as entrepreneurs? Insights of growth-oriented entrepreneurs
Tiina Brandt (Tampere University of Applied Sciences)

Economic Impact Evaluation over Three Years of an Entrepreneur Consulting Program: A Case Study of the Tech-Series Program at the University of Missouri, Columbia
Sandra Marin Ruiz (University of Missouri, Columbia)

Practitioner: Tools and platforms to support university-industry interaction
AcademicLabs, unlocking global's R&D potential via a 1-stop-shop platform, introducing transparency in the fragmented R&D industry and university ecosystem.
Arne Smolders (AcademicLabs)

Career development of PhDs, from academia to industry how to help the transition by using MyDocPro, an online skills portfolio
Kimpe Bérénice (ABG)

A guide to successful SME knowledge collaborations
Morten Solgaard Thomsen (REG LAB)

A Framework to Improve Effectiveness of University-Industry Collaboration
Richa Awasthy (The Australian National University)

Practitioner: New Jersey - Pennsylvania Innovation Ecosystem
New Jersey - Pennsylvania Innovation Ecosystem
Yatin Karpe (Rowan University), Coleen Burrus (Princeton University), James Barrood (New Jersey Technology Council), Christopher Molineaux (Life Sciences Pennsylvania)

Good practice:Facilitating external engagement
Launch a Business: Enhancing Your Community’s Economic Vitality
Chad Jackson (Kansas State University)

Using entrepreneurship to augment university community engagement: a case study
Noel Lindsay (The University of Adelaide)

The Manchester Innovation Labs: How to enhance academic-business engagement and develop collaborative project ideas in five hours
Andrew James (University of Manchester), Shanta Aphale (University of Manchester)

Next practice: Driving research commercialisation and academic entrepreneurship
Stimulating Youth Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Western Australia

From Gram to Ton - a proposal for an institutional setting for technology transfer in the State of Minas Gerais - Brazil
Alan Senra Cheib (Federal University of Minas Gerais and Euvaldo Lodi Institute (FIEMG))

What! It worked?
Cynthia Cliff (QUT)

Lighthouse_Lower_Rhine: From Height To Wide
Frederike Königs (Hochschule Niederrhein), Markus Menkhaus-Grübnau (Hochschule Niederrhein)

Strategies for Fostering Academic Entrepreneurship
Anna Sinell (Fraunhofer IAO)

ManuFutures: A scale-up hub for advanced manufacturing in Geelong Australia
Jason Steinwedel (Deakin University), Maureen Reitze (Deakin University)

Bridging the Gap at Yeda – Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), Israel: From Basic Science to Commercialization/Licensing
Eli Hazum (Yeda)

15:45 - 16:15
Networking area
Coffee & networking break
16:15 - 17:30
Parallel tracks
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: University-Business Partnerships: A holistic perspective
The Quadruple Helix Innovation Index to emphasise the role of interaction in regional innovation performance
Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT)

Strategies for cooperation between research and industry in interdependent innovation systems: insights from German microelectronics and photonics industry
Jakob Häußermann (Fraunhofer IAO), Anna Sinell (Fraunhofer IAO)

Quadruple Helix Co-creation in SSH. Experiences, Considerations, Lessons Learned in a Pan-European Study in 12 countries
Peter Dobers (Södertörn University, Sweden)

Practitioner: Measuring and assessing interaction
The future of scholarly publishing: three trends that will impact a Business School’s research
Simon Linacre (Emerald Publishing)

University-Industry Collaboration … Where to next?
Professor Irene Sheridan (Cork Institute of Technology)

The importance of EuKTS Certification and Accreditation for KTT professionals
Kristin Speck (EuKTS)

Establishing Successful Industry-University Cooperation on Startup Principles
Pavel Náplava (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague)

Practitioner: University-business collaboration: The practitioners perspective
A University - Industry strategic partnership
Alan Bickley (The Weir Group)

Hurdles and joys of working with academia
Razmik Boodaghians (Zodiac Water and Waste Aero Systems), Christina Ortolan (Zodiac Water and Waste Aero Systems)

The development of process-based innovation in manufacturing companies: the results of the collaboration between the University of Bergamo and SIAD
Eric Romano (SIAD)

Practitioner: New Jersey - Pennsylvania Innovation Ecosystem
Next practices: Developing transversal skills through university-industry interaction
Industry Research Project Week (IRPW)
Swen Günther (HTW Dresden, University of Applied Sciences)

Higher educational reform: moving from a S&T university toward an entrepreneurial university
Papapit Hirunsirisawat (KMUTT), Saranya Thonglek (KMUTT), Montira Nopharatana (KMUTT)

Further enhancement of University – Business cooperation by a consortium of eight Cyprus Universities.
Christopher Christodoulides (Open University of Cyprus), Michalis Savva (Open University of Cyprus)

A New Student-SME Cooperation Model at Óbuda University
Koranyi (Obuda University)

EntEd - What’s good, what’s good to know and what’s the future hold?

VireTori – a learning platform where the future of health care is made
Hanna-Mari Nevala (Savonia University of Applied Sciences)

Team&Client Project Course - (International) Business meets and challenges student potential
Muru Linjala (University of Jyväskylä)

17:30 - 18:15
Keynote speech

Jeff Selingo
Author of There is Life After College and Special Advisor at Arizona State University
18:15 - 19:00
Walk to Dinner
Walk to Dinner
19:00 - 24:00
Social activity
Conference dinner at the Museum of London at 150 London Wall, London.
Time Session
8:30 - 9:00
Networking area
Conference Registration & Warm-up coffee
9:00 - 10:30
Discussion Panel on University-Industry Partnerships

Dr. Celia Caulcott
Vice-Provost of Enterprise and London at University College London

Valeria D'Amico
Head of Joint Open Labs at Telecom Italia

Dr. Lars Frølund
Development Manager at Aarhus University and author of Strategic Industry-University Partnerships

Dr. Malcolm Skingle
Director of Academic Liaison at GSK

Moderated by

Cameron McCoy
Associate Vice-President for Economic Engagement, Lehigh University

10:30 - 11:00
Coffee & networking break
11:00 - 12:30
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Research commercialisation
Configuring for Strategic Impact: Experiences of English universities in developing their knowledge exchange support system
Tomas Coates Ulrichsen (University of Cambridge), Eoin O'Sullivan (University of Cambridge)

Unveiling the underlying pathways of technology transfer activities
Jasmina Berbegal-Mirabent (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya)

Selecting the right commercialization channel in public research organizations – development of a decision tree
Anna Pohle (Fraunhofer IMW)

Practitioner: Creating an innovative and entrepreneurial society
Social Economy and Entrepreneurship as the new battle-horse in the evolution of Science and Technology Parks
Juan Antonio Bertolin (ESPAITEC - Universitat Jaume I Castellon)

MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program
Travis Hunter (MIT)

Birmingham Life Sciences Ecosystem- helping entrepreneurs flourish and succeed.

Practitioner: America's crisis in technology transfer
America’s Crisis in Technology Transfer
Rebecca Robinson (Kansas State University), Kent Glasscock (Kansas State University), Dushyant Pathak (University of California, Davis), Mark Land (Clemson University)

Practitioner: Mechanisms driving and supporting entrepreneurship
Establishing a Mediterranean business scouting model
Elena Girasella (University of Messina)

StudentStartUP - Building Entrepreneurship Programs and Centers in the Limburg region (Belgium)
Jean-Pierre Segers (PXL)

Implementation Model of a Tech-based Entrepreneur Support Program and its Impacts
Sandra Marin Ruiz (University of Missouri, Columbia)

Good practice: University-industry interaction in education
Cluster 4gune: boosting university system-industry fabric cooperation in the Basque Country in Industry 4.0
Ekhi Atutxa (Euskampus Foundation), Elena Urdaneta (Euskampus Foundation)

Industry Master: a cooperation between academia and industry to facilitate experiential earning
Leif Naess (USN Partnerships)

Training a new workforce for a service economy
Florian Keller (Zurich University of Applied Sciences), Dominique Ursprung (Zurich University of Applied Sciences)

Next practice: Creating university-industry projects and partnerships
Industry 4.0 – Testbed for cooperation between universities and enterprises in the Czech Republic
Tomas Dostal (ŠKODA AUTO)

A new alliance in medical technologies: driving economic growth and increasing productivity
Rowan Grant (University of Leeds), Lisa Hill (University of Leeds)

How to establish a country’s ecosystem of collaboration between universities and industries? A case from Taiwan
Hsuan-Yu Lin (Industrial Technology Research Institute)

Improving Business Alignment of Co-located Research Projects
Dòrica Munell (CA Technologies)

Increased innovation in industry through regional partnerships in Horizon 2020 mobilization
Siri Eriksen (University College of Southeast Norway)

12:30 - 13:45
Lunch & poster session
Lunch & Poster Session
In need of a new Professional Roles Framework for Future Engineers
Sofie Craps (KU Leuven)

Science2Society – Technology transfer via Open Innovation Mechanisms
Amy McCready (Bax & Company)

Beyond entrepreneurship education: An evaluation of entrepreneurial disposition and culture in sub saharan africa, some lessons from Ghana
Kwame Adom (University of Ghana Business Sch)

Innovation through Challenge - Educating our future workforce through real-world experiences
Rachel Wright (University of Canterbury)

Usage Factors of Support Programs for University-Industry Collaboration: Case from Regional University in Japan
Haruhiko Maenami (Tottori University)

Strategizing knowledge transfer in university-industry partnerships: The case of business studies
Helka Kalliomäki (University of Turku)

Discovering University Engagement and Social Media Interaction on Twitter
Maddalena della Volpe (University of Salerno), Francesca Esposito (University of Salerno)

New generation of regional universities for industry development in Russia
Nataliia (Moscow school of Management SKOLKOVO)

International joint projects in education provides future business experts with metacognitive skills
Daniela Tanhua (Satakunta University of Applied Sciences)

Innovation Processor - a handy system for managermnt of exploitation of R&D results
Kateřina Čihařová (ILA, s.r.o.)

Donatella Spadaro (University of Messina), Alessia Tropea (University of Messina), Elena Girasella (University of Messina)

An innovative system to bridge skills gap in the tourism industry
Ildikó Szabó (Corvinus University of Budapest)

Know now know how net work – A business-academy collaboration experience in Lisbon, Portugal

Donatella Spadaro (University of Messina), Alessia Tropea (University of Messina), Elena Girasella (University of Messina)

13:45 - 15:15
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Developing entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystems
Startup Progress in Formation and Financing for I-Corps (SPIFFI)
Andrea Belz (University of Southern California)

Unraveling the effects of coopetition in a regional innovation system
Jasmina Berbegal-Mirabent (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya)

Exploring the Role of Institutional Financial Innovation to Transform a Working Landscape into a Thriving Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Practitioner: Establishing and nurturing university-industry relationships
Strategic university-industrial development: The sector development approach from the Technical University of Denmark
Anders Pall Skött (Technical University of Denmark), Mads H. Odgaard (Technical University of Denmark)

Establishing Successful Industry-University Cooperation on Startup Principles
Pavel Náplava (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague)

How to have 800 research/industry conversations in 2 hours.

Practitioner: Australia Chapter
Practitioner: Employability: Educating the entrepreneurs and employees of the future
Transforming Graduate Employment Outcomes Through Holistic Business Support
Gaynor Davis (University of Derby)

The Syntegrative Education initiative at XJTLU: tomorrows HE model today
Stuart Perrin (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University)

Transitioning Business Graduates into Work: Helping businesses and young people gain important employability skills
Christopher Brown (Hertfordshire Business School)

Good practice: Developing mechanisms for entrepreneurial universities
How to successfully develop cooperation strategies of German Higher Education Institutions? Observations and lessons learned from the Transfer-Audit.
Cornels Lehmann-Brauns (Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft)

Pioneering New Generation Universities in Turkey: The Abdullah Gül University Model
İhsan Sabuncuoğlu (Abdullah Gül University - Rector/President)

Next Practice: Tools and platforms supporting UBC
The Index of Higher Education – Business Engagement (HEBE Index) - a methodology of the instrument monitoring university-business relations
Mateusz Jezowski (Foundation for the Development of the Education System)

Digital backbone AI tool development for the new Tampere University
Pasi Vakaslahti (Tampere University of Technology), Hannes Toivanen (Teqmine Analytics Oy)

User Journeys to improve an Online Knowledge Transfer Marketplace
Amy McCready (Bax & Company)

Data driven industry-researcher connections
Zoe (Data61 | CSIRO)

Using Artificial Intelligence to enhance the matching process of calls for proposals to researchers' qualifications

15:15 - 15:30
Coffee & networking break
15:30 - 17:00
Parallel Sessions
Scientific: Measurements and indicators of university-industry interaction
Scientific: Motivators for industry to collaborate
How do barriers and drivers differ for businesses who have cooperated with universities and those who have not?
Reelika Alunurm (University of Tartu)

Why do industries collaborate with universities?
Akbar Khodabandehloo (University West, School of Business, Economics and IT)

Predicting a business’s capability and willingness to cooperate with a public research organization
Anna Pohle (Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW)

Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science - 2017 Business Research Collaboration Discovery Project
Leanne Thompson (Department of Industry, Innovation and Science)

Practitioner: Fostering academic entrepreneurship and university spin offs
Establishing a National University-linked Incubator / Accelerator Network – 4 years of Experience
John MacRitchie (Ryerson University)

Fostering entrepreneurial activities: Assesing the impact of an interdisciplinary incubation program
Anna Sinell (Fraunhofer IAO)

Future Worlds medicine: an ecosystem to grow translational academic biomedical research
Brigitte A. Lavoie (University of Southampton)

Practitioner: Networks and intermediaries: Enablers of university-industry interaction
Connecting the whole innovation value chain: The case of the European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs (ENRICH) in Brazil, China and USA
Sara Medina (Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação)

IT public private partnerships for universities. The case of SIGMA AIE
Natalia Martin-Cruz (University of Valladolid)

Industry-University collaboration for the promotion of innovation
Raphael Bar-El (Sapir Academic College and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), Dafna Schwartz (Adelson School of Entrepreneurship, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC)), David Bentolila (Zefat Academic College - Interdisciplinary Studies Dep. and Ort Braude Academic College – Innovation & Productivity Center)

smart³ - An industry-driven, cross-disciplinary innovation network in the field of smart materials
Holger Kunze (Fraunhofer IWU Dresden / Innovation Network smart³)

Practitioner: University-Industry Interaction: A holistic approach
Sirius: Collaboration across the digital divides in the oil and gas supply chain
David Cameron (University of Oslo)

Nurturing an ethos of engagement: A mid-term report card from the University of Sydney Business School
Fiona O'Sullivan (The University of Sydney Business School)

Changing knowledge ecosystems. The role of strategic public-private partnerships between universities and firms in research and innovation.
Sue-Yen Tjong Tjin Tai (Rathenau Institute)

Good practice: Establishing university-industry relationships
Dual-Desk PhD researchers
Claus Claeys (KU Leuven)

Using Legal Entity for Linking University-Industry Collaboration
I-Cheng Li (Industrial Economics and Knowledge, Industrial Technology Research Institute)

Creating collaborations through mobility – the Royal Society Industry Fellowship
Alasdair Taylor (The Royal Society)

17:00 - 17:30