Topic 3

Report
Presentation of CERT-TTT-M
WIPI Annual Forum 2008– Cardiff
Antoine DINTRICH- IEEPI
The “European Institute for Enterprise
and Intellectual Property”
 Created in 2004 by the French Ministry of Industry and
INPI (French NPO) in order to provide training
sessions on the economic and strategic issues of
intellectual property (IP).
 Promote "intellectual property awareness" within
companies, focusing on SME / SMI.
 Develops and organizes training sessions on the
offensive aspects of IP and innovation
 Is implicated in different European projects aiming at
the development of IP awareness toward SMEs.
CERT-TTT-M…
• means Certified Transnational Technology Transfer
Manager
• project within the FP6 programme of the EU
• Based on key assumptions of European IPR
experts :
 Lack of TT skilled people
 No registered TT profession
 No TT education / training programme
recognised all over Europe
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CERT-TTT-M…
…addresses to the findings of CREST IPR expert
group
• Lack of holistic/integrated TT education programs
• Lack of trans-national/international attitude of education
• No sufficient assessment of TT-skills possible
(comparable)
• No clear TT career structure / no accreditation for TT
professionals
• No sufficient benchmarks on education TT programmes
in EU-27 (comparable)
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CERT-TTM…
To build up a blue-print education programme
that possibly :
• Professionalizes TT on a trans-national level
• Covers all phases of the TT process
• Meets the need for an official recognized course
• Supports MS policy-makers
• Standardizes the skill-set of TT profession in Europe
• Is based on surveys on demand and supply
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CERT-TTT-M at a glance
• 11 partners of 7 Member States, 5 PROs, 7
policy makers (also CREST participants)
• Advisory Panel: IPR/TT relevant organisations
• Budget: € 1,3 Mio.
• 6 workpackages
• Duration: 24 months (2007-2008)
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CERT-TTT-M Partner
11 Participants from 7 Countries
Austria: AWS – MCI
Belgium / Flanders: IWT
France: IEEPI – MESR
Italy: ASTER – ERPDA
Latvia: LIDA
Netherlands: EZ – RSM
Sweden: VINNOVA
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Advisory panel
7 Members
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European Patent Academy
LES France
LESI
ProTon Europe
Societas Rudolphina
The Institute of Knowledge Transfer
ASTP & PRAXIS
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CERT-TTT-M: Big Picture
Advisory Panel
(European Patent Academy, LES, ProTon,
Societas Rudolphina, ASTP …)
WP1
Inventarisation of
Requirements
WP2
WP3
Survey of
existing
programmes
Steering Commitee
WP4
WP5
Building up
Providing for Dissemination
educational &
Mutual
& Transfer
organisational Recognition
Training
frame
Award
WP6
Project Coordination
Financial
Management
The Policy Makers
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1) Online Survey (1)
• Sample:
• 561 European technology transfer professionals
• Key skills ranked:
• Communication
• Commercial Awareness (negotiation,KL of IPR, KL
of Licensing, networking)
• New Business Development
• Industry Specific Expertise
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1) Online Survey (2)
• Key training‘ interests ranked:
• Most Interest:
• New Business Development
• Knowledge on IPR & Licensing
• Negotiation
• Second most interest:
• Commercial awareness
• Communication
• Networking
• Least interest:
• Industry specific expertise
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1) Online Survey (3)
• Interest:
• Between 37% and 52% of respondents would be interested to
receive training on at least one skill
• 83% indicated that their organization would be interested to
receive training on at least one skill
• Market Size and Fee:
• 22.700 Technology Transfer Professionals in Europe
• 18.880 are interested in participating in such a training
• Average tuition fee: 1800 Euros
• Certification:
• 73% indicated that it is important to receive a European-wide
recognized certification
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2) Study on European TT Education
Programmes & Benchmarking (1)
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Sample: 161 courses in 19 EU countries
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Skill rating by the existing TT education programmes:
1)
2)
3)
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5)
6)
7)
New Business Development
Commercial Awareness
Knowledge of IPR and Licensing
Networking
Industry Specific Expertise
Communication
Negotiation
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2) Study on European TT Education
Programmes & Benchmarking (2)
• Duration Very large scope (3 days to 3
semesters)
• Fee Between 770€ (Workshop) and 8900€
(Master executive programme)
• Certification Only Master programme
• Participant number Average 25 persons
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3) Building up educational and
organisational framework (1)
• Elaboration of the first scenarios of the training
program
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Identification of the different target groups the training program
can to be addressed
Analyse of each possible scenario
Definition of the ultimate target group
Specification of the educational framework
 As primary target group : people with working experience
in or outside the field
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3) Building up educational and
organisational framework (2)
•
Structure for the curriculum contains 3 consecutive levels:
3. Executive level
 Executive Technology Transfer Professional (ETTP)
Module 1
Module 2 …
2. Advanced, intermediate level
 Senior Technology Transfer Professional (STTP)
Module 1
Module 2 …
1. Basic requirements
 Technology Transfer Professional (TTP)
Module 1
Module 2 …
Each level will be composed of different modules and each level will be
completed after having passed required exams.
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3) Building up educational and
organisational framework (3)
• The six different skills that were defined are:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Managing Communication, Information an networking
Understanding IPR & Licensing
Commercial Activities and Markets
New Business Development
Negotiating
Project management
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3) Building up educational and
organisational framework (4)
• Expected duration of the curriculum:
Skills \ Levels
1. Basic
2. Advanced
3. Executive
Total
3 – 4 days
3 – 4 days
1 – 2 days
7 – 10 days
Understanding IPR &
Licensing
2 days
2 days
1 – 2 days
5 – 6 days
Commercial Activities and
Markets
2 days
2 days
1 – 2 days
5 – 6 days
New Business Development
2 days
2 days
1 – 2 days
5 – 6 days
Negotiating
2 days
2 days
1 – 2 days
5 – 6 days
Project management
2 days
2 days
1 – 2 days
5 – 6 days
13 – 14 days
13 – 14 days
6 – 12 days
32 – 40 days
Managing Communication,
Information an networking
Total
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Next steps :
• Identification of European training institutions
interested in implementing the course
(September 2008)
• Commitment of at least 5 institutions in 5 different
countries to implement the training course
(October – December 2008)
• Providing for Mutual Recognition aiming at an
accreditation on a Europe-wide basis
(October 2008 – January 2009)
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Contacts
Project co-ordination:
Gasteiger Georg
[email protected]
European Commission Project Officer:
Jan Larosse
[email protected]
www.ttt-manager.eu
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Thank you for your attention…
Antoine DINTRICH
WWW.ieepi.org
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