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Join the upcoming innovation event "Back End of Innovation 2018" held in Phoenix, United States by KNect 365.

BEI: The Road Map to Execution Back End of Innovation is the only event focused 100% on the back-end processes to drive idea execution, build financial impact and enhance cultural change.

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At the back end of the innovation cycle there are no clear-cut rules on driving business impact through idea implementation. That’s why BEI brings you the most forward thinking companies and thought leaders who are succeeding at execution. We equip you with the knowledge and connect you to the right network, to sustain a program and your career in the long term. The focus areas for 2018 address many of the top issues that innovation executives struggle with.

Working with cross industry innovation thought leaders you’ll tackle these issues head on to find workable solutions to your everyday problems. 2018 Focus Areas: How to Get External Stakeholders to give a BUCK! Hustle like a Start-Up: Curating the Right Culture & Team Pivoting on a Dime: Structure, Process, & Flexibility ROI: Turning Ideas into Dollars

Join the upcoming innovation event GCCIR Matchmaking Symposium in Barcelona 2018 held in Barcelona, Spain by Innoget and GCCIR.

Join us in this unique opportunity for Spanish organizations to connect with potential Albertan partners to jointly develop R&D projects eligible to receive funding under the Alberta-Europe Technology Collaboration Fund as well as other funding programs to be presented during the event.

The matchmaking symposium, organized by both the German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research (GCCIR) and Innoget, the free access global open innovation network, with the support of the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) and ACCIÓ, the agency for business competitiveness in Catalonia, will take place on November 19th in Barcelona, as part of the 2018 GCCIR Matchmaking Mission to Europe.

Why attend

Roughly 15 to 20 Albertan SMEs (small-to-medium sized enterprises) will participate in the symposium for the purpose of meeting potential R&D partners based in Spain. Furthermore, during the event, the German-Canadian Centre for Research (GCCIR), the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) and ACCIÓ will present the available funding programs that both Spanish and Albertan partners could apply to fund the resulting projects.

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Participants

The symposium is intended for all Spanish organizations –SMEs, Startups, Large Enterprises, Universities, Research Groups, Research and Technology Centres, Regional Promotion Agencies, Scientific and Technology Parks, Clusters, etc.– with activities related to the industrial sectors below:

GCCIR Symposium Industrial Sectors

Symposium Agenda

10:00 Arrival and registration (Coffee served)

10:30 Welcome
Ms. Katelyn Petersen, Manager at German-Canadian Center for Innovation and Research

10:35 Introduction to Alberta region 
Mr. Martin Truksa, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade at Government of Alberta

10:45 Alberta-Europe Technology Collaboration Fund presentation
Mr. Jonas Kuhn, Coordinador de Proyecto Senior del German-Canadian Center for Innovation and Research

11:00 CDTI Funding Programs for Spanish organizations presentation
Ms. Inmaculada Cabrera, Canada Projects Coordinator at CDTI

11:15 ACCIÓ Funding Programs for Catalan organizations presentation
Ms. Anna Monistrol, Project Manager, International Cooperation at ACCIÓ
Ms. Mireia Fageda, Manager of the Tecniospring Program at ACCIÓ
Mr. David Rovirosa, Manager of R&D and Innovation European Programs at ACCIÓ
Ms. Gisela Muñoz, International Trade Consultant at ACCIÓ

11:30 Company introductions

12:05 Individual discussions / B2B Networking

12:45 Lunch and further discussions

14:30 Program End

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About the organizers

German-Canadian Centre for Research and Innovation (GCCIR)
The German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research (GCCIR) is a multilateral initiative for the development of German-Canadian, and more broadly European-Canadian, research and business relations. 
It is based in Edmonton, Alberta and is located in the TEC Edmonton Business Incubator. The Centre provides support for the exchange of information, development of networks, and the establishment and cultivation of collaborative partnerships in academia, business, and industry.

Innoget, the trusted open innovation network
Innoget is the free access global open innovation network where worldwide innovation and research professionals meet brilliant experts, find novel technologies, groundbreaking startups and innovative business opportunities online. With more than 14 years in the market, Innoget has become the partner of choice for thousands of institutions, from F500s to Startups and Research Organizations.

Supporting organizations

Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI)

The Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) is a Public Business Entity, answering to the Ministry of Economy, Industry, and Competitiveness, which fosters the technological development and innovation of Spanish companies. It is the entity that channels the funding and support applications for national and international R&D&i projects of Spanish companies. The CDTI thus seeks to contribute to improving the technological level of the Spanish companies.

ACCIÓ - Agency for Business Competitiveness of Catalonia

ACCIÓ is the Agency for Business Competitiveness of Catalonia. ACCIÓ’s different programmes promote internationalization and innovation, providing service to 24,000 companies a year. We connect businesses to the key strategic sectors. We promote internationalization and innovation. We help Catalan business and startups boost their competitiveness. We help international companies connect and tap into the competitive advantages Catalonia and Barcelona provide.

RCD - Rosaud Costas Duran
Rosaud Costas Duran is a leading independent, dynamic and innovative law firm and a reference for providing comprehensive legal advice. RCD is among the most active firms in the transactional market, as reflected in the main international rankings.

Upcoming innovation events 2018 | Filter: France

Join the upcoming edition of the "BioFIT 2018" held in Lille, France by Eurasanté.

BioFIT Event – 4th & 5th December 2018 | Lille (France)

EARLY-STAGE INNOVATIONS | ACADEMIA-INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONS | TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER | SEED INVESTMENT

With the highest attending rate of TTOs, research institutes and academia together with big pharma, emerging and small biotech, diagnostics companies, pre-seed / seed / Series A investors, BioFIT is the leading partnering event in Europe for technology transfer, academia-industry collaborations and early-stage innovations in the field of Life Sciences. BioFIT is also becoming the European marketplace for seed investment in Life Sciences.

WHY ATTEND BIOFIT?

Out of 1,000 BioFIT attendees, 1,000 deals have been generated. The breakdown in terms of nature of deals is the following:

• 35% of collaborative research projects
• 30% of licensing deals
• 15% of equity investment deals
• 20% of services deals Estimate based on the measurement of 2015 and 2016 delegates’ outcomes

KEY FIGURES:

• 1,000+ delegates
• 30 countries represented
• 2,700 one-to-one meetings scheduled
• 1,000 licensing opportunities

INSIDE THE EVENT:

• A business convention with pre-qualified one-to-one meetings (partneringONE platform from EBD Group)
• NEW! Identification of would-be CEOs
• Conferences and roundtable discussions
• Oral presentations of start-ups and licensing opportunities stemming from academia
• An exhibition area • Informal networking evenings

PARTICIPANTS:

• Pharma: Bayer | Boehringer Ingelheim | J&J Innovation | Lilly | Merck | MSD | Novo Nordisk | Pfizer | Roche | Sanofi | Takeda… • Veterinary: Bayer Animal Health | Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health | Ceva Animal Health | MSD Animal Health | Vetoquinol | Virbac | Zoetis…
• Biotech and Diag: Evotec | Genfit | Hybrigenics | LFB | Nanobiotix | Onxeo | Syngulon | TiGenix | Trianni…
• TTOs and academia: Ascenion | CNRS | EMBLEM | Imperial Innovations | LifeArc | Max Planck Institute | University of Birmingham…
• Investors (pre-seed, seed, Series A): Broadview Ventures | Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners | High-Tech Gründerfonds | Novartis Venture Fund | Sofinnova Partners | Truffle Capital | TVM Capital…

BioFIT 2018

04 - 05 December, 2018

Lille, France

Join the upcoming edition of the "BioFIT 2018" held in Lille, France by Eurasanté. BioFIT Event – 4th & 5th December 2018 | Lille (France) EARLY-STAGE INNOVATIONS | ACADEMIA-INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONS | TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER | SEED INVESTMENT With the highest attending rate of TTOs, research institutes and academia together with big pharma, emerging and small biotech, diagnostics companies, pre-seed / seed / Series A investors, BioFIT is the leading partnering event in Europe for technology transfer, academia-industry collaborations and early-stage innovations in the field of Life Sciences. BioFIT is also becoming the European marketplace for seed investment in Life Sciences. WHY ATTEND BIOFIT? Out of 1,000 BioFIT attendees, 1,000 deals have been generated. The breakdown in terms of nature of deals is the following: • 35% of collaborative research projects • 30% of licensing deals • 15% of equity investment deals • 20% of services deals Estimate based on the measurement of 2015 and 2016 delegates’ outcomes KEY FIGURES: • 1,000+ delegates • 30 countries represented • 2,700 one-to-one meetings scheduled • 1,000 licensing opportunities INSIDE THE EVENT: • A business convention with pre-qualified one-to-one meetings (partneringONE platform from EBD Group) • NEW! Identification of would-be CEOs • Conferences and roundtable discussions • Oral presentations of start-ups and licensing opportunities stemming from academia • An exhibition area • Informal networking evenings PARTICIPANTS: • Pharma: Bayer | Boehringer Ingelheim | J&J Innovation | Lilly | Merck | MSD | Novo Nordisk | Pfizer | Roche | Sanofi | Takeda… • Veterinary: Bayer Animal Health | Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health | Ceva Animal Health | MSD Animal Health | Vetoquinol | Virbac | Zoetis…• Biotech and Diag: Evotec | Genfit | Hybrigenics | LFB | Nanobiotix | Onxeo | Syngulon | TiGenix | Trianni…• TTOs and academia: Ascenion | CNRS | EMBLEM | Imperial Innovations | LifeArc | Max Planck Institute | University of Birmingham…• Investors (pre-seed, seed, Series A): Broadview Ventures | Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners | High-Tech Gründerfonds | Novartis Venture Fund | Sofinnova Partners | Truffle Capital | TVM Capital…

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Past innovation events 2018 | Filter: France

Join the upcoming technology transfer event "MedFIT 2018" held in Strasbourg, Frande by Eurasanté.

MedFIT at a glance

To be held on 26th and 27th June 2018 in Strasbourg – France and gathering 600 international participants from 20+ countries, MedFIT is both the first European business convention dedicated to innovation partnerships and the marketplace for early-stage investment in the medtech and diagnostics sectors.

MedFIT is the place-to-be to identify innovative products and technologies, to build R&D, licensing or financial partnerships, but also to facilitate market access for innovations as it features:

• A Business convention to schedule one-to-one pre-qualified meetings
• A Conference programme to discuss collaboration, financing, market access and digitalisation
• A Start-up Slams sessions promoting innovative start-ups
• A Meet the experts sessions to address all your strategic needs to specific experts
• An Exhibition showcasing companies.

A 360° approach to build innovation partnerships for the senior care market Do not miss AgeingFit, the first international business convention dedicated to innovation in the healthy ageing sector. AgeingFit gathers 600 participants (E-health, medical devices, nutrition industrials, services providers and academic research groups, as well as health insurers and retirement homes) with one goal in mind: to connect with potential business, research and financial partners, in order to launch new products and services for the senior market. AgeingFit combines: One-to-one business meetings: A business convention with pre-qualified meetings organised through the business convention platform Conferences and roundtable discussions to discuss all the aspects of the healthy ageing sector Innovation pitches: Innovative products and services will be presented, showcasing the latest innovations in the 50+ market Exhibition: Ideally located at the centre of the event, the exhibition area enables participants to build an effective network, highlight their skills, services and innovations and enhance their visibility

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