“Innovation Stream: pipeline for knowledge and technology transfer” project

1st  German-Russian Day of Technology Transfer

Conference, 15 December 2011, 9.30-17.30
Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya Hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia



  • Igor Kuprienko, CEO, European-Russian InnoPartnership, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Dr. Christian Theel, Deputy Head of the Management Support Unit, Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Greifswald, Germany
Welcome by moderators: Aims of the project and motivation for cooperation
Dr. Christian Theel, Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Greifswald Igor Kuprienko, CEO European-Russian Innopartnership, St. Petersburg

Session 1: Technology Transfer and Innovation Infrastructure:  Structures and Best Practices in both regions

Financial support for innovation and transfer activities in Russia – FASIE experience
Vadim Pavlovets, Deputy Director, ILIP (Innovations of Leningrad Institutes and Enterprises)

From the idea to the market – the transfer model of a German Research Institute
Dr. Christian Theel, Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Greifswald

International Innovation and Business Cooperation
Igor Kuprienko, CEO European-Russian Innopartnership, St. Petersburg

Support of Russian Innovative companies by Ingria Technopark
Igor Rozhdestvenskiy, Deputy CEO for strategic partnership,  Ingria Technopark

Exploiting strategic and financial potentials via technology transfer
Michael Schaub, Managing Partner Florenus AG, Berlin

Session 2: From Research to the Market: Innovation Centers and Support Practices

The commercialization of research results – transfer strategies of the University of Greifswald
Annika Gottschling, University Medicine Greifswald

Innovative Specialists Training under Conditions of the Modern Economy
Alevtina Zyuban, Deputy head, Coordination center of scientific-technical and educational programs,  St. Petersburg Committee on science and higher education

Taking business demands into science – a regional approach to foster innovation
Maria Moynihan, Centre for Research Management, Greifswald University

Center for Technology Transfer of Ioffe Physical Technical Institute
Dmitriy Muzaev, Expert of Technology Transfer Center, Ioffe Physical Technical Institute

First steps from research to the market: support of spin-off companies
Mario Kokowsky, CEO Technologycenter Vorpommern (TZV)

Coordination Center for Innovative Development in Science and Education of St. Petersburg Polytechnical University 
Yuriy Nurulin, Director, Coordination Center for innovative development in science and education,  St.-Petersburg State Polytechnical University

Science-to-Business Marketing – a Crucial Success Factor in Research
Christian Junker, Science-to-Business Research Center Muenster

Early drug discovery: Models for Entering Pharmaceutical Pipelines
Dr. Antje Labes, Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM Geomar, Kiel

University spin-off to tackle the pharmaceutical market –
Commercialization of a novel test equipment for pharmaceutical analysis.
Dr. Grzegorz Garbacz, Physiolution GmbH, Greifswald