Covid-19 Pandemic has presented its unique challenges with organizations scrambling to find a vaccine or address urgent need for medical devices to treat the afflicted.
How did this global health crises affect collaborations?
Global experts will discuss both perspectives and lessons to be learned to improve industry & university collaborations and technology transfer.
Live Webinar and Q&A
Date: September 16th, 2020
Time: Istanbul (UTC +3): 15.00 -17.00
Topic: Industry And University Approaches To Collaboration In Life Sciences
Time: Sep 16, 2020 03:00 PM Istanbul
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Meeting ID: 835 5947 4166
Tom Hockaday is an independent technology transfer and innovation consultant with his business Technology Transfer Innovation. Tom has thirty years experience in the university technology transfer sector, working in the UK and around the world. Tom's book 'University Technology Transfer - What It Is and How to Do It' is now available, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Tom is currently working with clients across the UK, Europe, Mexico and South Africa. These assignments include advising universities on Technology Transfer, Innovation and Proof-of-Concept Funds, and advising a number of Seed Investment Funds. Tom is a member of the Investment Committee of the €32M BeAble Fund in Madrid, the €40M Progress Tech Transfer Fund in Milan, and Chair of the Investment Committee of the SA SME University Technology Fund in South Africa. Tom is on the Advisory Board of University Pompeu Fabra Ventures in Barcelona; the EIT Health InnoStars Advisory Board; the EIT Health Innovation Project review panel; and an honorary member of NetVal, the Italian University technology transfer network.
Tom was the CEO of Oxford University Innovation Ltd, the University of Oxford’s Technology Transfer company from 2006 to March 2016 (formerly named Isis innovation Ltd). Whilst at Oxford University, Tom oversaw the expansion of Oxford University Innovation into one of the world’s leading university technology commercialisation organisations with its activities greatly contributing to the substantial impact of the University of Oxford around the world. He led the international expansion of OUI including establishing offices in Hong Kong, and a number of joint ventures in China. Before joining Oxford in 2000, Tom worked in Technology Transfer roles at the University of Bristol (1993-2000) and University College London (1989-1993).
Julia Barnes-Weise is Executive Director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Alliance Accelerator, Julie is also a Senior Consultant to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovation (CEPI), Consultant and lecturer at the Duke Law School Access to Medicines course; Board Member, Medical University of South Carolina Foundation for Research and Development, and has been a Consultant to the WHO. She is also a Collaborator with Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Global Action in Action initiative.
She was formerly a Visiting Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, and Director of the Sanford Innovation, Technology, Policy project.
Julie is a lawyer, business development executive, speaker and Certified Licensing Professional. She was formerly an attorney and Director of Business Development at Glaxo Wellcome (now GSK) and has consulted for BioMatch, LLC for many years. She has decades of experience negotiating IP licenses, alliance agreements and advising companies, nonprofits and other institutions on partnering, IP and development strategies.
Aykut Gülanlar is an Electrical – Electronics Engineer and has a master degree in Engineering Management. He worked at Ege University EBİLTEM TTO and ŞEHİR TTO as commercialisation manager. He is National Patent Attorney since 2011 and has CLP,RTTP and PMP Certifications. He is specialized on patent analysis, technology monitoring and competitor’s patent landcape analysis, technology/tech startups evaluation & valuation for both industry and university.
He’s been working on commercializing new technologies for 10 years. He is the member of CLP Standards, Admission, and Recertification Committee, treasurer of LES-TR, Finance director of PMI-TR. He is also the founder of TECHIN2B Technology Management& Validation Platform (www.techin2b.com) and co-founder of Gixal Hardware startup.