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STANISLAW DYRDA (PL) Assistant Professor of the Management Faculty, Warsaw University of Technology Selected problems of business-academia cooperation in Poland within the Polish innovation system

ANTON HABJANIC (SI) Director, TechnoCenter at University of Maribor, Slovenia Alternative ways of generating revenues for the implementation of technology transfer activities at public research organizations

BELINDA HÖDL (AT) Senior Advisor, Higher Education Policy at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ) PresentationTitle

ANDREA-ROSALINDE HOFER (EU) Policy Analyst, OECD HEInnovate: Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in & through Higher Education

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KÁROLY KAZI (HU) CEO of BHE Bonn Hungary Electronics Ltd. Theory and Practice: BHEs cooperation with educational organizations

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MÁRTON KIS (HU) Health Innovation Expert, Semmelweis University Health Services Management Training Centre How to understand each other? Can we build on the startup surge?

ZOLTÁN KOLOZSVÁRY (RO) Managing director of SC Plasmaterm SA, Professor at Sapientia University Tg-Mures The critical role of education in the chain of innovation-education-production

ISTVÁN KOMLÓSI (HU) Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture-, Food Science and Environmental Management, University of Debrecen PresentationTitle

ELIZABETH KRAHULECZ (BE) Head of EMEIA Public Policy Office, E&Y Megatrends – the future of work

ANDRZEJ KURKIEWICZ (PL) Deputy Director in Department of Innovation and Development, Jagiellonian University, Poland The practical studies within the higher education system in Poland

KORNÉLIA LAZÁNYI (HU) Vice Dean of Research, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management at Obuda University Win-win – How to involve companies in higher education

ZSOLT MAROSVÁRI (HU) Head of Application & Analitics R&D, Nokia Invent with Nokia

DALE A. MARTIN (HU) CEO of Siemens Hungary University Business Cooperation

IVAN NENAD MIHAJLOVIC (RS) Professor at Engineering Management Department of Technical Faculty in Bor, University of Belgrade Entrepreneurial University – synergy of entrepreneurial actions of academicians – is it possible?

LADISLAV MURA (SK) Associate Profesor and Head of Department of International Entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Economics and Business, Pan-European University in Bratislava, Slovakia Networking of Scientific and Academic Teams and Cooperation with Business Practice: evidence from Slovak and Czech Republic

MÓNIKA POGÁTSNIK (HU) Director of the Dual Coordination Office, Obuda University The benefits of the Dual training for students, for companies and for universities

AMIRAM PORATH (IL) Academic Programs Manager, Israeli Innovation Authority (IIA) Translational Research as Tool for Academy Technology Transfer

WERONIKA PRZECHERSKA (PL) Junior Analyst at the Digital Economy Lab (DELab), University of Warsaw How to find, educate, and promote future startup founders?

LUBOŠ SMRCKA (CZ) Senior Lecturer in the Department of Strategy at the Faculty of Business Administration University of Economics, Prague Czech Republic – Debts and Current Challenges in the Corporate and Personal Insolvency

ANNA SOÓS (RO) Vice-Rector, Babes- Bolyai University Strategic Partnership between Babe?-Bolyai University, Public Institutions and Companies

ÁDÁM SZŰCS (HU) Chief Technology Officer EIT Digital - Research and Development in Business

ANNA-MARIE VILAMOVSKA (BG) Executive Director, Founder at Working Ideas Universities embracing vocational education schools – learning faster, learning more

ALEŠ VLK (CZ) Director, Tertiary Education & Research Institute (TERI) Challenges and main barrier in RDI cooperation: Case study of the Czech Republic

NEVEN VRČEK (HR) Dean, Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb Project activities and opportunities for collaboration with Faculty of Organization and Informatics

GEDEON W. WERNER (PL) Vice President at Aquarius Fund, Poland US-V4 University-Business Cooperation: a path to American commercialization. Quinnipiac’s Experience