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Open First call for Proof-of-Concept Program

First call for Proof-of-Concept Programme PoC-01-RS-2018  (linkovati) was announced on 27th December 2017.

The Program provides the support to research teams from Serbia to validate their research results, technologies, laboratory prototypes with the aim to raise the Technology Readiness Level within the process of pre-commercialization.


IF4TM project promoted at Fair “Science for Industry”, Novi Sad

Business fair "Science for Industry" has been held for the first time in Novi Sad, in the period from 04-05/12/2017.
The organization of the "Science for Industry" fair is inspired by the need for a stronger linkage of science with the economy and the opportunities for students and researchers to help further industrial development. 


The National Final Competition for best student idea

The National Finals of the Competition for Best Student Idea was organized on 1st December, 2017 at Serbian Chamber of Commerce. Eleven best teams from local competitions held on seven Serbian higher education institutions participated at the National...


Third meetings of working groups WG2, WG3 and WG4

Third meetings of working groups WG2, WG3 and WG4 were organized at the University of Nis, on 30th November 2017.
The topics of the meeting were progress of activities delegated to WG members and plan for the next period for Act3.5 Improving TRL level through implementation of proof-of-concept programme for selected research ideas, Act3.6 IP valuation and commercialization strategy, Act3.4 National competition for best ideas of students, Act5.6 Open-innovation campaigns, Act5.4 Non-discipline volunteering, Act5.5 Unlocking and mobilizing university resources.


Info day on entrepreneurship organized at University of Kragujevac

Info day “Young Entrepreneur” was organized on November 20th, 2017 in the Rectorate Hall of University of Kragujevac. The event was organized in cooperation with the Business Forum Association (supported by Ministry of youth and sports of the Republic of Serbia).


Capacity building programme “How to Create and Manage Start-ups “

Within the activity Act2.4 Capacity building programme for university staff (managers, trainers, administrators) for implementation of the new legal framework for TM, two project team members from University of Kragujevac (Vladimir Vukadinovic, the director of Technology Transfer Center and Jelena Jevtovic, project associate) participated in the capacity building programme organized on November 13 and 14, 2017 in the Intellectual Property Office in Belgrade.


Visit to the University of Maribor

Visit to the University of Maribor was realized in the period from 22 to 25 October, 2017. Participants were students from Serbian higher education institutions, who were among best teams at the Competition for best student idea and staff from University of Kragujevac.


IF4TM project promoted at Researcher`s night 2017 in Novi Sad

The European Researchers’ Night is an event dedicated to popular science and fun learning. The Researchers’ Night is a unique opportunity to meet researchers, talk to them, and find out what they really do for society, in interactive and engaging ways such as hands-on experiments, science shows, learning activities for children, guided visits of research labs, science quizzes, games, or competitions with researchers.


Fourth Steering Committee meeting held at the University of Novi Sad

The fourth Steering Committee Meeting of IF4TM project was held on September 14 and 15, 2017 at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. The representatives of 14 partner institutions attended the meeting.


Local final competition held at University of Kragujevac

The final competition for best student idea was held at the University of Kragujevac on Friday, 7th July 2017. From sixteen ideas submitted within the competition in the application phase, ten of them entered the second round. After the evaluation of their business models and video materials, eight best ideas were selected to participate the local finals.