project . 2015 - 2017 . Closed

PROGRESS-TT

PROs GRowing Europe through best practice SolutionS for Technology Transfer
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 643486 Call for proposal: H2020-CBTT-2014
  • Funded under: H2020 | CSA Overall Budget: 2,331,750 EURFunder Contribution: 2,239,370 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Jan 2015
    End Date
    31 Dec 2017
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
Innovation is at the heart of Europe’s growth strategy. However, Europe lags behind its international competitors in converting investment in Public Research Organisation PRO research into commercial returns via innovation. The solution lies in improving the transfer of technology from PROs to industry but there are many barriers to effective technology transfer, including: Most Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs) in PROs are small, underfunded and under-skilled; a small investor pool and long timescales make it difficult to secure finance and; there is poor understanding between IP creators, exploiters, funders and end-users. To address these barriers, PROGRESS-...
Description
Innovation is at the heart of Europe’s growth strategy. However, Europe lags behind its international competitors in converting investment in Public Research Organisation PRO research into commercial returns via innovation. The solution lies in improving the transfer of technology from PROs to industry but there are many barriers to effective technology transfer, including: Most Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs) in PROs are small, underfunded and under-skilled; a small investor pool and long timescales make it difficult to secure finance and; there is poor understanding between IP creators, exploiters, funders and end-users. To address these barriers, PROGRESS-...
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