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Advice from 30 years of experience in STEM Research Valorisation

Richard Cahoon holds 30 years of experience in technology-based business development and innovation, strategic planning, and entrepreneurship; 20 of which were spent as the Director of Technology Transfer at Cornell University. Throughout his career, he has helped to create several dozen new technology companies and has been a board member of several companies and non-profit… Continue reading Advice from 30 years of experience in STEM Research Valorisation

Should STEM graduates in Ireland and in the EU be taught to be more entrepreneurial? If so, how?

New and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) organisations are driven by and benefit from STEM graduates able to innovate, develop and deliver value to society. As the funding and number of people in research increases (DETE, 2021), there is a growing focus on increasing the impact, commercialisation, and valorisation of research, be it… Continue reading Should STEM graduates in Ireland and in the EU be taught to be more entrepreneurial? If so, how?

Corion Biotech, an Italian example of bio-medical research valorisation!

As part of our STEM Valorise project, partners are conducting interviews with researchers and entrepreneurs that have undergone the valorisation process of their research. The University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) has recently interviewed Alessandro Rolfo, a biomedical researcher at the University of Turin (Italy) and co-founder of Corion Biotech S.r.l. With a background in Medical… Continue reading Corion Biotech, an Italian example of bio-medical research valorisation!

Diana Gonzalez Girones: supporting STEM researchers

Diana Gonzalez Girones is a pharmacist with a PhD in biomedicine. Diana has always been interested in applied medicine and improving patient health and care. In her role as Senior Technology Transfer & Innovation Manager at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Diana currently works with the Intellectual Property that is generated at the… Continue reading Diana Gonzalez Girones: supporting STEM researchers

The Demonstrator lab: a way to foster scientific entrepreneurship!

The Demonstrator Lab is an entrepreneurship laboratory where students, staff and academics from Amsterdam-based universities can transform their ideas into a tangible product or service. Founded in 2017, by Davide Iannuzzi and powered by the Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA) – the knowledge transfer office of the universities of Amsterdam – the Demonstrator Lab aims to… Continue reading The Demonstrator lab: a way to foster scientific entrepreneurship!

What is Valorisation?

As modern universities are taking on new roles promoting innovation, economic growth and regional development, valorisation becomes increasingly relevant in the academic sphere. The term “valorisation” has been used to describe a variety of different activities and is often treated as a synonym related to concepts such as third mission, university business collaboration, commercialization and… Continue reading What is Valorisation?