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Madrid, April 6, 2001

Technology Commercialisation Strategies for Research and Technology Organisations


First Session: Strategic Aspects

Philippe Busquin, European Commissioner for Research
Recherche et Innovation en Europe

Koenraad Debackere, Managing Director, K.U. Leuven Research and Development (B)
Routes to Technology Commercialisation for Knowledge Organisations

Robert Pettigrew, Director, The Generics Group plc, Cambridge (UK)
From R&D to Integrated Technology Consulting, Development and Investment

Second Session: Case Studies of RTO Best Practice

Leo Bouwer, Director of Business Development, TNO (NL)
TNO's Corporate Strategic Approach to Technology Commercialisation

Carlos Foruria, Head of Technology Transfer and New Ventures, INASMET, San Sebastian (E)
INASMET's Experience of Spin-off Development

Jann H. Langseth, Senior Advisor, SINTEF, Trondheim (N)
A Short History of Technology Commercialisation at SINTEF


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