On 16-18 May 2016, the NANOSENS Innovation Workshop was held at NIRDTP, Iasi, Romania.
The workshop was composed of 3 sessions:
- Increasing the use of research results and protect innovation (including technology domains, product and service design techniques, innovation management from the conceptual stage of research);
- Innovation, legal and administrative aspects of commercialisation; and
- The environment for innovation, including creation of innovative businesses, innovative clusters, technology transfer support, creativity techniques.
Among the speakers were Prof. Sorin Mircea AXINTE, President of Romanian Association for Innovation, Prof. Alexandru MARIN, Director of Technology Transfer Office, University Politehnica of Bucharest, and Dr. Alexandru Cristian ŞTRENC, former Director of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM), Bucharest.
The event was attended by 48 participants from host organization, and other research institutions, such as Technical University of Iasi, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Iasi, etc. The speakers made important contributions to raising awareness of the issues related to innovation and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).