First Meeting of 10th Executive Committee and Knowledge Transfer Management Forum
Venue :
University of Science and Technology of China

Hosted by University of Science and Technology of China, the First Meeting of 10th ISTA Executive Committee has been held in Hefei on 10-11 May 2018.

In the meeting, the host application of the Second Meeting of 10th Executive Committee (May 2018) by Nanjing University and 24th Annual General Meeting by Dalian University of Technology and the meeting date of 23rd Annual General Meeting (10 - 11 Oct 2018) were endorsed.

Executive Committee members also had an ardent discussion on future strategic development and the topics of next Knowledge Transfer Management Forum with constructive suggestions.

A half-day Knowledge Transfer Management Forum themed “Innovation Value Chain and Technology Commercialisation Capacity Building” was held afterwards. The Forum brought together university administrators and experts from both locally and abroad to share their knowledge and practice for the audience’s better understanding the effectiveness of various approaches along the commercialization journey.

In the order of presentation, the Topics and Keynote Speakers are:

1. Birth of Silicon Fen: Cambridge Enterprise and Cambridge
   Dr Tony RAVEN, Chief Executive, Cambridge Enterprise, University of Cambridge, UK
   (presentation file)

2. Evolution of University Commercialisation Capacity: Technology Transfer 5.0
   Mr Arundeep S. PRADHAN, President, Apio iX, USA
   (presentation file)

3. Innovation-powered Spin-off Nurtured by USTC
    Mr Yongdong DONG, Chairman & President, Guo Chuang Software Co., Ltd., China
    (presentation file)

4. Value Chain Innovations in Technology Commercialisation
    Prof. Changfei ZHU, Vice President, University of Science and Technology of China, China
    (presentation file)

ISTA members are welcome to download the presentation slides listed above. To access the protected files, please send a request to for the password.



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