Programme 2011


3rd International Conference

“European Research Infrastructures

for Innovation and Development” (ERIFID)


Day One - THURSDAY, 1st DECEMBER 2011

Venue: Wrocław Research Centre EIT+, Stabłowicka Str. 147, Wrocław, Poland.


08:30 – 16:00

Registration for the conference

09:15 – 10:30

Opening Ceremony

Professor Mirosław Miller, President of Wroclaw Research Centre EIT+
Stefan Widomski – Former Nokia Senior Executive VP „Technology innovations or successful marketing – how to win the global market”
Mark Mawhinney (Jaspers) - “Regional Innovation System – best practices in Europe” (Main conference room)

10:30 - 11:50

Regional Innovation System – best practices in Europe (conference room)

Chairman: Mirosław Miller.

Regional Innovation System – best practices in Europe
Jakub Ondrousek (CEITEC)

From atoms to complex devices: The cluster of ECEMP - European Centre of Emerging Materials and Processes Dresden
Andrzej Czulak, Maik Gude (Dresden Technology Park)

Key success indicators for an RTO
Ricardo Bueno Zabalo (Tecnalia)

Benchmarking of technology parks in Poland
Łukasz Sztern (PARP).

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break (foyer)
13:30 - 14:50

Model system of technology transfer and its influence on the region – world’s best practices
(conference room)

Chairman: Maciej Wierzbicki (Wroclaw Research Centre EIT+).

Intellectual property: protection, management and commercialization
(Marek Rosiński, Baker McKenzie)

Intellectual property: protection management and commercialization
Michel Judkiewicz (EIRMA)

The Weizmann Institute od Science for the Benefit of Society
Mordechai Sheves (Weizmann Institute of Science)

Biotechnology Spin-Offs - a paradigm In The transformation of Scientific and Technological Innovation into Economic Value
Haim V. Levy (Dr. Haim V. Levy & Co. Law Office)

14:50 - 15:15 Coffee break (foyer)
15:15 - 16:30
Supranational cooperation – key R&D services (conference room)

Chairman: Michał Mazur (PwC).

Regional open innovation: infrastructure and core facilities
Siew Hua Ong (A*STAR Singapur)

Supranational Research Cooperation: European Commission Joint Research Centre
Maciej Łopatka (Euroepan Commision Joint Research Centre)

Creating Triangles of cooperation – how to look for competitive advantages
Mirosław Miller (President of EIT+).
16:30 - 17:30 Transport to Restaurant for Ceremonial Dinner.
18:00 - 22:00 Ceremonial Dinner.


Day two, 2nd DECEMBER 2011

Venue: Wrocław Research Centre EIT+, Stabłowicka Str. 147, Wrocław, Poland.


09:00 – 16:00


09:00 – 09:30


09:30 – 10:45

Human Resources: how to attract and keep the most talented ones (conference room)

Agnieszka Orłowska (ABSL/HP)
Jolanta Jaworska (IBM)

10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break (foyer)

11:20 – 12:40

Pracze Campus - innovative research centre – regional technology cluster (conference room).

Jerzy Składzień (EIT+).

"Technology Gaps”
(Andrzej M. Pawlak, PhD, President, VortexICG)

To be confirmed (Markus Walcz, Carl Zeiss NTS GmbH)

"New research projects: BioBank (Łukasz Kozera, EIT+)

12:40 – 14:00

Lunch break (foyer).

14:00 - 15:30

Using structure funds  for building competitive advantages. Is it impulse or restraint in entrepreneurship development (conference room).

Panel session - Regional authorities +RTO + Business
Chairperson: Stefan Widomski.
Selena (Marufur Rahim)
IBM TBD (Renata Kuśmider)
IBM (Mieczysław Kłopotek)
ABSL/Baker&McKenzie (Łukasz Karpiesiuk)

Key issues for speakers:
1. The biggest barriers in building R&D structures.
2. Three of most important success indicators.
3. Model of cooperation with partners.
4. Do structure funds restraint or accelerate enterpreneurship.

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break (foyer)
16:00 - 17:00
Conference sum-up: main remarks and conclusions
from each workshop by chairpersons. Round table discussion.

Chairman: Mirosław Miller, CEO of EIT+.

17:00 - 20:30 Transport of Guests to the Airport or City Centre


Wrocław Research Centre EIT+  intends to organize the next, third Conference in Wroclaw in 2011. In order to meet the expectations of participants, this conference shall deal with a narrower scope, leaving much more time for participants to exchange views.

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