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Innovation workshop with Vestlandets Innovasjonsselskap (VIS)

7 February, 2023 @ 09:00 - 13:00

MediaFutures and VIS would like to invite you to an innovation workshop taking place at MediaFutures on February the 7th.

Vestlandets Innovasjonsselskap (VIS) is a Technology Transfer Office (TTO) established in 2004 and owned by the University of Bergen, Haukeland University Hospital, the Institute of Marine Research, Siva, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, and NHH Norwegian Business School.

The goal of the workshop is to raise awareness of the value of intellectual property (IP) which is created through research, as well as management of rights in collaboration with industry partners.

The workshop is targeted at PhDs, PostDocs, researchers, Professors and industry partners who are curious about the process of bringing an idea/ a prototype to market, and who want to learn more about IP-rights. 

Themes and topics for the workshop:

1. The commercialization process

  • Research-driven innovation (TTO)
  • Industry-driven innovation
  • Ability and reputation
  • Research collaboration with industrial partner

2. IP rights

  • IP and research at UiB
  • Strategies and management of IP

3. Software and IPR

  • Patenting – requirements and prerequisites
  • Other protection strategies

4. Case discussions / group work

 Please see the attached preliminary program for more details.

The workshop will be held at MediaFutures 7th February from 09:15-12:00, followed by a lunch for all participants.

If you would like to participate, please sign up by sending an e-mail to Ola Roth Johnsen, ola.johnsen@uib.no, or Knut Risnes, knut.risnes@uib.no.



7 February, 2023
09:00 - 13:00
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