News & Events

Meet our new blueprints!

October, 2018

Science2Society carried out an in-depth pilot activity on the most common and relevant University-Industry-Society (UIS) Interaction Mechanisms and focused on seven of the most relevant of them. The Science2Society team is now presenting the results of this study in a very useful format: the Science2Society blueprints!

Science2Society-project meeting in Karlsruhe - ProVIL workshop

October, 2018

On the 26th of September 2018 an interactive workshop was held by Benjamin Walter at the Institute of Technology and Product Engineering (KIT-IPEK) in Karlsruhe, during the last day of the Science2Society-project meeting. The focus of this workshop was ProVIL (Product development with future users in a Virtual Idea-Laboratory), a Live-Lab to research processes, methods and tools of distributed product generation engineering.

Expert Talk at Borealis Polyolefine in Austria

Aldo Ofenheimer giving a short introduction to Science2Society (© i2m GmbH 2018)
October, 2018

On the 24th of October 2018 Markus Schopf - open innovation manager of Borealis Polyolefine (Linz, Austria), a 6 billion multinational - jointly invited with partners from the S2S-project (i2m, IfM-ECS) organisations of different size and from various sectors to exchange ideas on the topic “Shift to services in technology-intensive organisations – how to scale?!”. Eight companies from energy providers and industrials equipment production to automotive and infrastructure planners joint the invitation to this evening event focussing on Scince2Society pilot 6 – “Knowledge Transfer”.

Interactive S2S workshop at ISMA 2018

September, 2018

During the ISMA 2018 conference, an interactive S2S workshop will be organized for researchers who are mobile between different sectors (industry, research organization and/or university). This interactive workshop aims at gathering and sharing experiences, bottlenecks and best practices between mobile PhD researchers in all phases of their project (start, middle, end).

Workshop und Diskussion zum TU Darmstadt Open Innovation Marketplace

September, 2018

In the framework of the EU funded project Science2Society, the TU Darmstadt Open Innovation marketplace is being developed. In this workshop we will show you what the marketplace is about and how it works. Furthermore, we want to receive your opinion on the marketplace and discuss with you about further possibilities to find research partners and to exploit your ideas.

Agenda available soon. Stayed tuned through our social channels.

Contact person: Philipp Neubauer,

Expert Talk at Bosch Engineering Center in Austria

June, 2018

On the 17th of May a group of dedicated innovation practitioners met at Bosch Engineering Center in Linz, Austria. Large companies like Bosch and Fronius were also present as well as high-tec SMEs like Tecpond. The focus of this Science2Society outreach activity was to discuss current good practices for Technology- and Innovation Management and what approaches work most efficient to transfer such knowledge from academia to industry. “Knowledge transfer” is one of the seven interaction mechanisms Science2Society is focusing on in it piloting activities.

WORKSHOP REPORT ‘Mejorando la transferencia de tecnología en Europa’ - Available!

June, 2018

Last 8 of June 2018 was held at the UPC, the Barcelona Science2Society local workshop.

The UPC Vice-rector for Knowledge Transfer and Innovation, Jordi Berenguer, welcomed the attendants, and introduced some facts and figures about the knowledge transfer activities developed by the UPC. Juan Pérez, European Projects Manager at CIT UPC, introduced the Science2Society project to the audience.

Josep M. Piqué, President of IASP, introduced success factors in technology transfer with some examples.