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What is valorisation and why is it relevant to my research? How do I make a start with valorisation? I have an idea with societal or commercial potential but I don’t know how to take the first step to successfully valorise this idea. In this workshop we will go through the entire valorisation process; from the starting point to the further development of the idea.

Detail Summary
Date 7 March 2019
Time 08:30 - 10:30

Subjects coming up:

  1. What is valorisation?
  2. What is the significance of valorisation, both for the department as well as for the scientist?
  3. What valorisation activities do the universities engage in?
  4. The organisation around the valorisation process, the legal aspects
  5. How do you make a start with valorisation?
  6. Identifying your network.
  7. How can IXA support you?

By the end of the breakfast workshop you will know how to take the first and next steps. Interaction with the practitioners and other participants will provide both inspiration and useful learning points.

Date and location

Date: Thursday, 7 March from 8:30 to 10:30 (breakfast will be served).
Location: Vrije Universtiteit, room KA223 in Amsterdam Venture Studios at VU Campus, Amsterdam

For whom?

The workshop is open to scientists from Amsterdam UMC, HvA, UvA, VU, NWO institutes and KNAW who want to learn more about the first and next steps in valorisation. Participation is free of charge but registration is required.

For more information please contact Caroline Kleine Staarman, PR Manager, at 020 - 59 86 916 or by E-mail

Breakfast sessions

IXA organises a series of workshops on various topics of valorisation in the form of breakfast sessions.

IXA is the valorisation centre of Amsterdam UMC, UvA, HvA and VU.