Vojtech Adam

Report
Insights, Tasks and
Responsibilities of
Universities in Innovation
“Food-chain”
Vojtěch Adam
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Innovation
•
Innovation is a new idea, device or process.
•
The term innovation can be defined as something original and,
as a consequence, new, that "breaks into" the market or society.
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Innovation “Food-Chain”
Triple “I”
Idea
Inventor
Money
Investor
Public
Interest
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Czech Innovation “Food-Chain”
• Large pool of scientists
• Less
experienced
protecting
Idea
Inventor
of
in
intellectual
property
• Well
funded
by
EU
Operational Funds – Unique
equipment
• Low
number
of
success
stories – Less experienced
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Czech Innovation “Food-Chain”
• Very low interest
• Obstacles on the side of
research
Money
Investor
institutes
and
universities
• Not-doing industry driven
research
• CHALLENGE
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Czech Innovation “Food-Chain”
• Support!
• Scientists are doing good
things,
Public
Interest
however,
the
knowledge of known Czech
scientists is limited
• Increasing interest of media
• Very good reputation
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
University and Innovation
•
An university as a centre of research, development and
education.
•
Besides very few exceptions, we have up to ten years history in
technology transfer.
•
Great direct (funds) and indirect (taxes) support of these
activities in Czech Republic.
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
European Research Area
•
Low number of projects including innovative ones funded by
Frame Programmes and European Research Council with
Czech participants.
•
This can be applied for both basic and applied research.
•
?
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Chance
Networking
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
MENDELU Mission
• To define competitive teams
• To promote them.
• To help with networking activities
• Not to tell them so called „Submit a project“!
Crossing the Innovation Divide, 8th October, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
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