Thursday, 20 May 2021 | 12:00 noon
Director, Technology Transfer Innovation Ltd
From Lab to Market
(Host: M. Viviani and S. Russo)
How do we transfer the brilliance of scientific research results into new products, services and medicines that benefit society? This talk will explore many of the opportunities and challenges for research scientists, and describe what lies behind the jargon: Technology Transfer, Knowledge Transfer, Intellectual Property, Student Entrepreneurship, Proof-of- Concept Funds, Seed Investment Funds, Impact, Incubators, Accelerators. As an example, the talk will describe some of the technology transfer aspects of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine story – a complex tale of university-investor-business collaboration.