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A Key for Succes: Removing Intellectual Property Bottlenecks for Commercialization of Life Science Research

24.02.2009
The Steinbeis-Transfer-Institute for IP Management in collaboration with Steinbeis Team North East has developed a set of indicators for the assessment of commercially viable public-private collaborative projects in Life sciences.

This will significantly improve the possibilities for successful trans-national knowledge transfer in ScanBalt BioRegion.

The indicators targets four main dimensions namely technology, intellectual property, the market situation and the exploitation of technology transfer options. The development of the indicators is part of the EU FP 7 Co-funded project Bridge-BSR.

The Steinbeis-Transfer-Institute for IP Management in collaboration with Steinbeis Team North East has developed a set of indicators for the assessment of commercially viable public-private collaborative projects in Life sciences.

This will significantly improve the possibilities for successful trans-national knowledge transfer in ScanBalt BioRegion. The indicators targets four main dimensions namely technology, intellectual property, the market situation and the exploitation of technology transfer options. The development of the indicators is part of the EU FP 7 Co-funded project Bridge-BSR.

Frank Graage, Head of Steinbeis Team North East says "With the development of indicators we have taken a major step forward towards bridging Life science academic research and SMEs in ScanBalt BioRegion. We will now implement the indicators within e.g. environmental life sciences as this has priority in order to support the development of a strong eco-industrial sector.

Overall, this promotes an effective Eco-agenda for the Baltic Sea Region and assist to establish the region as a global frontrunner within a sector, which is likely to boom the coming years".

For further information on the full report please contact
Stephan Hundertmark
Tel +49 (0) 89 / 74 63 92 - 19
e-mail stephan.hundertmark@sti-ipm.de

Peter Frank | idw
Further information:
http://www.scanbalt.org/graphics/ScanBalt/Activities/BridgeBSR/09-02-09_Executive_Summary_BridgeBSR_WP2_Indicators.pdf
http://www.scanbalt.org/bridge-bsr
http://www.scanbalt.org

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