19 November 2015 (THU)

20.00 – 00.00

VIP Banquet at Hotelu Gdańsk

We're getting started on 20 November 2015 (FRI), 09.30 am:

09.30 – 10.00

Registration

10.00 – 10.10

Opening of the conference room FGH

Pomorskie voivodeship as a pioneer in the implementation of a capital product within JEREMIE SEED CAPITAL

– Mieczysław Struk, the Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship

10.10 – 10.20

The Pomeranian Special Economic Zone – the role in creating the R&D ecosystem

– Teresa Kamińska, the CEO of the Pomeranian Special Economic Zone Management Board

Joint session room FGH

10.20 – 10.45

How to effectively apply for the NCRD subsidy? Most common mistakes

– Leszek Grabarczyk (the National Centre for Research and Development)

10.45 – 11.00

Science in business – communicating business ideas and concepts in practice

– Piotr Bucki (Bucki PRO)

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee Break

MAIN TRACK (VC)

room FG

CASE STUDIES TRACK (R&D)

room AB

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER & COMMERCIALIZATION powered by Black Pearls VC

room C

11.30 – 12.00

Seed funding – best practices – Mariusz Turski (AIP Business Link)

Cooperation between startups and corporations– how to find the right partner and build good business relation – Tomasz Rudolf (Innovatika)

How to effectively cooperate with Investors? Open session for employees of Technology Transfer Centres and technology brokers – Moderator Dawid Kentzer (Black Pearls VC)

12.00 – 12.30

Getting to round A in the process of winning an investor. Most common mistakes – Anna Hejka (HCM Group)

Effective implementation of innovation in a corporation – major challenges – Maciej Traczyk (RR Donnelley)

How to effectively cooperate with Investors? Open session for employees of Technology Transfer Centres and technology brokers – continuation

12.30 – 13.00

From a startup to a global corporation – how to overcome barriers to growth – Wojciech Szapiel (Polish Investment Fund)

Start-ups as a source of innovation in large companies. How to cooperate effectively? – dr Maciej Pasternak (PwC)

How to effectively cooperate with Investors? Open session for employees of Technology Transfer Centres and technology brokers – continuation

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

MAIN TRACK (R&D)

room FG

CASE STUDIES TRACK (VC)

room AB

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER & COMMERCIALIZATION powered by Black Pearls VC

room C

14.00 – 14.25

Models of cooperation with business in the context of R&D research commercialization – dr inż. Katarzyna Pala (EIT+)

Innovations in a corporation: broker of innovation in the role of a translator Dariusz Kołoda (UW) & dr inż. Arkadiusz Lewicki (WSIZ)

Discussion panel, Q&A session – Prof., Ph.D., Eng. Cezary Orłowski (WSB Banking University in Gdańsk), Damian Kuźniewski (Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer, Gdańsk University of Technology), Konrad Bocian (SWPS University in Sopot, Quantum Lab),Dawid Kentzer (Black Pearls VC), Rafał Celej (Dentons), dr Krzysztof Szczepaniak (TechTransBalt)

14.25 – 14.50

Open Innovation – examples and ways of realization – Tomasz Pilewicz (Philips)

Innovations in a corporation: broker of innovation in the role of a translator Dariusz Kołoda (UW) & dr inż. Arkadiusz Lewicki (WSIZ) – continuation

Discussion panel, Q&A session – continuation

14.50 – 15.15

Open Innovation – examples and ways of realization – Zbigniew Andrew Rudnicki (Samsung)

Luminescence nanomaterials for early diagnosis/therapy of tumours – dr hab. Michał Godlewski (IFPAN)

Discussion panel, Q&A session – continuation

15.15 – 15.30

Coffee break

15.30 – 16.15

Debate room FGH

Science and business – the way to building a coherent and efficient ecosystem

– Tomasz Snażyk (moderator), Krzysztof Kusiak, Marcin Kowalik, dr Małgorzata Wilińska, Tomasz Perkowski, Michał Przybyłowski

16.15 – 16.45

Announcement of the list of Black Pearls VC competition prizewinners room FGH

Sopot Zone level +1

16.45 – 18.00

Science & Business Mixer NCBR

Workshops room H

11.30 – 13.00

Science in business – communicating business ideas and concepts in practice

– Piotr Bucki (Bucki PRO)

14.00 – 15.30

Would you invest in your own project? Looking at an Investment from the perspective of the Investor

– Maciej Sadowski (Startup Hub Poland Foundation)

Speed Dating room D

11.30 – 18.00

Individual meetings of the Originators with Investors

Konsultacje z Black Pearls VC rooms 2.14 & 2.15

11.30 – 18.00

Individual meetings of the Originators with experts of the Black Pearls fund