SEMINAR ABOUT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

On Thursday, 15th of February 2018, a Seminar about the role of intellectual property in research activities was held at the headquarter of Agricultural Institute of Slovenia (KIS). The Seminar was organized within the framework of SLO-ACE project activities. Helena Valas, M.Sc. (KIS) outlined intellectual property rights in the research environment. Marta Šabec, M.Sc. and Petra Žagar (both representatives from Ministry of education, science and sport) presented Partnership Instruments in the field of European Research, Development and Innovation.

MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS AND INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES

In the afternoon a round table was organized by representatives from the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia (Andrej Simončič, PhD – Director, Vladimir Meglič, PhD – Project Coordinator, Meta Čandek-Potokar, PhD, Franc Čuš, PhD, Peter Dolničar, PhD – Heads of research fields) with representatives of research institutions. They were discussing about their role and further possibilities of cooperation within the SLO-ACE, Slovenian Centre of Excellence for Agricultural Sciences.

The event was concluded with a meeting with industry and chambers’ representatives, moderated by the Project Manager Antoaneta G. Kuhar, PhD (KIS). After a short presentation of project’s activities, industry representatives were invited to present shortly the companies they are coming from and outline challenges and their vision for cooperation in the activities of the second phase of the project SLO-ACE.