Presentation on theme: "SMEs – collaborating with a HEI 9.00 – 9.30 registration 9.30-9.45 Introduction to the day 9.45 - 10.15 Intro and icebreaker – getting to know, reflecting."— Presentation transcript:
SMEs – collaborating with a HEI 9.00 – 9.30 registration Introduction to the day Intro and icebreaker – getting to know, reflecting and sharing, use the rose motif (petals and thorns) – was your education a petal or a thorn? Take 10 minutes to reflect, 10 minutes to discuss with the person to their right, 5 minutes group reflection – BENIFITS/WHY BOTHER? 10.15– Problem Solving Video on how an SME solved a problem with HEI help Summary power point – Expertise/ Research/Equipment Power point: One slide on each topic (Expertise/Research/Equipment) – Credibility One case study – video? – International R&D networks Power point highlighting networks such as FP7 and their benefits 11.15– Tea Break – CHALLENGES – The modern university and business – Interactions and common challenges (MLU) Flow chart & power point slides – Understanding the research challenge? The need to clarify costs Video and discussion (interactive) Hard copy spread sheet to begin the thought process (link to afternoon practical session) IPR Technical presentation LUNCH
Facilitators – plan of the presentation HEI Programmes Expected results Facilitator – who is that? HEI and SME facilitators: primary providers and supporters Government Programmes to engage HEI&SME HEI Business Engagement Programmes Technology Transfer Programmes
Facilitators - plan of the presentation Science Innovation Centres NCN Business Support Units Non-Governmental Organizations Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organizations Enterprise Agencies Business Incubators Private Investors
HEI Programmes Involve SMEs and HEIs into mutually beneficial cooperation Ensure SMEs access to research and innovation Provide HEIs with financing and return of investment made in research
HEI Programmes HEIs enhance their business credibility HEI Programmes identify barriers in cooperation between SMEs and HEIs HEI Programmes Management Stuff often comes from business circles to use their business practice
Expected results Overcoming of barriers in cooperation between SMEs and HEIs Access to innovation and research knowledge for SMEs Understanding of SMEs functioning by HEIs Creation of cooperation community of HEIs and SMEs
Expected results Financial return of HEIs investment in research Self-employment in HEI sector – students and start-up companies SMEs growth
Expected results Developed materials incorporation into different courses and studies Sectoral organizations getting involved in research SMEs operating within Business Incubators, Innovation Centres and acquire investors, such as venture capital companies
Facilitator – who is that? „A facilitator is someone who helps a group of people understand their common objectives and assists them to plan to achieve them without taking a particular position in the discussion.” „Facilitation in business, organizational development (OD) and in consensus decision-making refers to the process of designing and running a successful meeting.”
HEI and SME facilitators Primary Providers Government Programmes HEI Business Engagement Programmes Technology Transfer Programmes Science Innovation Centres NCN Business Support Units
HEI and SME facilitators Primary Providers Non-Governmental Organizations Enterprise Agencies Business Incubators Private Investors: Business Angels, Venture Capital Organizations Science Innovation Centres NCN Business Support Units Non-Governmental Organizations Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organizations Enterprise Agencies Business Incubators
Government Programmes to engage HEI&SME Funds are distributed by managing authorities in Poland, National Centre of Research and Development Examples of programme EUROSTARS
HEI Business Engagement Programmes Aim to support transfer of knowledge Suport projects that have chances to be implemented in economy Stimulate cooperation between scientist and entrepreneurs Increase expenditure for research and development works Enhance cooperation between enterprises and universities
Technology Transfer „Technology Transfer” - the process of skill transferring, knowledge, technologies
Basic types of Tech Transfer and its programs “Vertical Technology Transfer” „Horizontal Technology Transfer” Some government programmes are set for funding technology transfer in the market Many TTPs are implemented within incubators Different countries have different methods for commercial exploitation: licensing agreements setting up joint ventures and partnerships spin-offs spin-outs
Example of Tech Transfer Programme Technology Fishing Rod
Science Innovation Centres NCN
About the NCN Tasks of the NCN
Business Support Units What are BSUs? What do BSUs do? What are the benefits od BSUs?
Non-Governmental Organizations What are NGOs? What are the benefits of NGOs?
Non-Governmental Organizations What can NGOs do for you?
Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisations Examples of Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisations.
Enterprise Agencies What are Enterprise Agencies? What do Enterprise Agencies do? What are the benefits of Enterprise Agencies?
Business Incubators – can take care of you What are Business Incubators? What do Business Incubators do? What are the benefits of Business Incubators?
Private Investors Who are Private Investors? What do Private Investors do? What are the benefits of Private Investors?
Private Investors Business Angels Who are they and how can you approach them? What are the ways they can help you? What are the benefits of having their help? What they will ask you for?
Private Investors Venture Capital Organizations The specific of VCOs and how they can provide you a help?