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The Stifterverband awards a price worth 5,000 Euro to the German university with the highest number of technology offers (proportionate to the size of the university) to the final program of the products2come. Thereby, the Stifterverband intends to motivate universities to participate in the first online-technology transfer and partnering event in the life sciences. Submission of abstracts has been extended to January 16, 2015.
With the new concept, organizer DECHEMA and the cooperation partners, among them the Stifterverband, aim at promoting cooperation between research institutions and companies and at facilitating technology transfer. Research institutions may submit their technology offers on diagnostics, therapeutics, and medical technology until January 16, 2015. All submitted technologies are presented in the partnering portal and can be searched easily and comfortably. Experts from renown German and international companies evaluate the submissions and compile a lecture programm with the commercially most viable offerings. On March 24 and 25, the offerings will be presented live and online. At the same time, business developers, technology scouts and other interested parties have the opportunity to meet online in bilateral meetings in order to evaluate opportunities for cooperation.
The Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft supports the concept. "Promoting knowledge transfer and intensifying cooperation between industry and academia is a central aim of the Stifterverband. Therefor we want to motivate universities to submit their technology offers to p2c by sponsoring the p2c Champion's Award", said Dr. Volker Meyer-Guckel, deputy general secretary of the Stifterverband. The p2c Champion's Award is awarded to the German university with the hightes number of technology offers in the conference programme.