Lviv Polytechnic hosted the Autumn School «Transfer of Technologies and Innovation: European Ukrainian experience»


On October 27–28 and November 3–4, 2020, the First Autumn School «Transfer of Technologies and Innovation: European Ukrainian Experience» within the Jean Monnet project 611679-EPP-1–2019–1-EN -EPPJMO-MODULE «European Experience in Technology Transfer for Ukrainian Universities» / EXTECH took place at Lviv Polytechnic National University.

The participants discussed a wide range of issues on innovation transfer, namely: development of successful startups, financing of university startups in European countries and Ukraine, formation of regional business incubators, involvement of stakeholders in transfer of university startups, formation of crowdfunding platforms and transfer of ideas to the Industry 4.0 market.

The participants of the event were employees of innovation offices, students and academic staff from Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and Ostroh.

Speakers: Ivan Zupic, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Goldsmith University of London, Bertrand Tortellier, Project Engineer at Alpine Social Innovation Strategy, Maksym Serpukhov, Associate Professor at Semen Kuznets Kharkiv National University, Founder of Kuznets Startup Battle, Pavlo Sheremeta, Ukrainian Economist, Founder of Kyiv Mohyla Business School, former Minister of Economical Development and Trade of Ukraine, Vitalii Rysin, Head of the crowdfunding platform Startera, Professor at Lviv Polytechnic, Iryna Nienno, Professor at Mechnikov Odesa National University, Natalia Ivankova, expert at Tech Startup School, and others.

The organizers of the School «Transfer of Technologies and Innovation: European Ukrainian experience» are the Department of Management and International Business and the Department of Administrative and Financial Management, Lviv Polytechnic.