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Suppose you come up with a unique invention or innovation. Of course, you don't want someone else to run off with it. How do you actually protect your invention? Do you need to patent before publishing; how does that work in an academic environment? What are the benefits of patenting for researchers and their faculty? Which support and funding is available for patenting your innovation? These and related topics will be covered in this highly interactive workshop.

Detail Summary
Date 11 June 2020
Time 08:30 - 10:30
Breakfast workshop ontbijt

What can you expect?
During this workshop you will learn what a patent is, how to use it and how you can benefit from a patent. You will get information on who can file for a patent, what you can do with a patent, what is and what is not patentable. We provide you with an overview of the patenting process and how IXA can support you along the way.

Who benefits from this workshop?
Researchers, PhD’s and staff supporting them in knowledge dissemination and collaborations.

Date and location
Date: Thursday 11 June, from 8:30 to 10:30 (breakfast will be served)
Location: VU Campus, De Boelelaan 1085, W&N building, room KA223

For whom?
The breakfast workshop is open to researchers from AMC, HvA, UvA, VU, VUmc, NWO institutes and KNAW who want to learn more about the first and next steps in valorisation. Participation is free of charge.

Register and join us for breakfast
Participation is free of charge. So is the breakfast served, but registration is compulsory.

About the breakfast workshops
The Breakfast workshops cover various topics concerning sharing knowledge and thus creating impact in society. The workshops helps you to explore the possibilities of valorisation, knowledge transfer and entrepreneurship.
To get you started right away the workshops are highly interactive, information dense and practical: you can put it to use immediately.

The workshops are developed by IXA, the joint knowledge transfer office of HvA, UvA, VU and Amsterdam UMC. They are open to researchers from these universities and for colleagues from the KNAW and NWO Institutes.

Each institution has its own dedicated IXA team that offers researchers and PhD’s support in a broad sense: from starting new collaborations with outside parties, applying for research funding and target financing options to supporting the start of your own company.

For more information send an E-mail to Caroline Kleine Staarman or call 020 - 59 86 916