Encouraging and Nurturing Internationally Competitive Spin-Offs
Panel with Richard Bendis (President & CEO of Innovation America), Edward Reinfurt (Executive Director of the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation) and Thomas Lechler (Howe School of Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology)
The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI), in cooperation with Hannover Messe Research and Technology, the leading international trade fair for R&D and Technology Transfer in Hannover, Germany, will host a panel discussion on the national frameworks, practices, and funding schemes for early-stage high-tech companies in the United States and Germany. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 26, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the German House New York (871 United Nations Plaza, btw. 48th & 49th Streets).
Richard Bendis, President & CEO of Innovation America, Edward Reinfurt, Executive Director of the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation, and Dr. Thomas Lechler of the Howe School of Technology Management at Stevens Institute of Technology will discuss best practices, accessing non-domestic sources of seed money to establish university spin-offs and the effects of the world economy on tech transfer, tech commercialization, and finance. Their discussion will include examples, opportunities, and obstacles of international collaboration. Of particular interest for public and private sector technology transfers and technology marketing managers, venture capital and economic development professionals, the panel will also focus on other vehicles of successful research commercialization. Kurt Becker, Associate Provost for Research & Technology Initiatives and Professor of Physics at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, will moderate.
To read the full, original article click on this link: Research in Germany: Transatlantic Perspectives on Emerging Technology Management