Primary mission of the Jožef Stefan Institute offices for innovation and project support is the transfer of new technologies, inventions and innovations from the Institute, to industry. Our key activities, therefore, encompass: (1) the search for industrial partners and investors for licensing and the financing of spin-off / spin-out companies, establishing collaboration through licensing agreements and the establishment of spin-off / spin-out companies; (2) active integration of economy and science with internationalization; (3) raising awareness about, and support for, protection of intellectual property; (4) support and assistance in applying to national and EU tenders.
Through our activities, we complement and enrich innovative research, innovation management and knowledge transfer, as well as organization of focused meetings between researchers and industry representatives, thematic workshops, and trainings at the Institute. Our activities are driven by the desire to increase the visibility of the Institute, to raise companies’ awareness of the Institute, and thereby encourage their cooperation with us. At the same time our activities are implemented with the goal to promote entrepreneurial mentality among researchers, as well as with sincere concern for the education and popularization of science among young people.
The main goal of the offices for innovation and project support at the Jožef Stefan Institute is to increase the flow of knowledge and technology into domestic and foreign economy and to promote the Jožef Stefan Institute as a Centre of excellence for technological progress for all segments of society.
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