The Final BONITA Conference

Driving ICT Innovation − from Science to Practice

Turning Transfer Facilitators into Transfer Drivers

 

November 24, 2011

Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, Riga, Latvia

 

9.00-9.30

Registration

9.30-11.00

 

 

Opening Plenary Session

 

Moderator: Modris Ozoliņš, Deputy Rector for Business Liaison and Development, Riga Technical University, Latvia

 

Welcoming keynotes

 

Juris Pūce, State Secretary, Ministry of Economics, Latvia

 

Dr. Signe Balina, President of Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA), Latvia

 

 EU2020 Strategy Flagship Initiative "Digital Agenda for Europe" for R&D and Higher Eduaction in Latvia (EU2020 Strategy Flagship Initiative Full presentation)

Dr. Irina Arhipova, Director of the Department of Science, Technology and Innovation, Ministry of Education and Science, Latvia

Dr. Gita Rēvalde, Director of Higher Education Department, Ministry of Education and Science, Latvia

 

Development of Innovation Policy in Germany and Baltic Sea Region Countries
(Development of Innovation Policy in Germany and Baltic Sea Region Countries Full presentation)

Dr. Barbara Schieferstein, The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Ports, Germany

 

Innovation, Knowledge and Technology Transfer Models for Increase of Competitiveness: Outcomes and Results of BONITA Project (Innovation, Knowledge and Technology Transfer Models for Increase of Competitiveness: Outcomes and Results of BONITA Project Full presentation)

Dr. Michael Boronowsky, Managing Director, TZI, University of Bremen, Germany

 

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-13.10

 

 

Session II

Highlights of ICT Innovation and Technology Transfer Trends in Baltic Sea Region Countries

 

Moderator: Dr. Jeremy Besson, Senior Researcher, Vilnius University, Lithuania

 

Enterprise SPICE: Domain Independent Integrated Model for Enterprise-wide Assessment and Improvement (Enterprise SPICE: Domain Independent Integrated Model for Enterprise-wide Assessment and Improvement Full presentation)

Dr. Linda Ibrahim, Enterprise SPICE Project Leader, US Federal Aviation Administration,

Dr. Antanas Mitasiunas, Enterprise SPICE Advisory Board member, Vilnius University

 

15 Years of Tech-transfer Experience at CDT - Lessons Learned and Trends Observed
(15 Years of Tech-transfer Experience at CDT - Lessons Learned and Trends Observed Full presentation)

Mikael Börjeson, Centre for Distance – Spanning Technology, Sweden

 

Opportunities and Barriers for Increasing the Contribution of Latvia to the FP7-ICT Theme: Main Findings of Latvia – RTD Technological Audit (Opportunities and Barriers for Increasing the Contribution of Latvia to the FP7-ICT Theme: Main Findings of Latvia – RTD Technological Audit Full presentation)

Dr. Imants Freibergs, Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA), Latvia

Katrīna Sataki, RTD Technological Audit researcher, Latvia

 

Language Shore: Innovation through Industry and Research Partnership (Language Shore: Innovation through Industry and Research Partnership Full presentation) 

Indra Sāmīte, Business Development Director, Tilde, Latvia

 

Estonian Experience in Knowledge and Technology Transfer (Estonian Experience in Knowledge and Technology Transfer Full presentation) 

Rene Tonnison, Member of Executive Board of Baltic Innovation Agency, Estonia

 

13.10-14.30

Lunch

14.30-16.30

 

 

Session III

Best Practice Examples on Technology Transfer and ICT Innovation Facilitation

 

Moderator: Dr. Michael Boronowsky, Managing Director, TZI, University of Bremen, Germany

 

The BONITA Innovation and Knowledge/Technology Transfer Model (The BONITA Innovation and Knowledge/Technology Transfer Model Full presentation)

Tanja Woronowicz, BONITA Project Manager, TZI, University of Bremen, Germany
Dr. Martin Heinlen, Managing Director, Technologiepark Uni Bremen, Germany

 

The Concept of BONITA Network of Showrooms and Virtual Showrooms (The Concept of BONITA Network of Showrooms and Virtual Showrooms Full presentation)

Dr. Niels Henrik Helms, Director, Knowledge Lab, Denmark

 

Innovation and Technology Transfer at Riga Technical University (Innovation and Technology Transfer at Riga Technical University Full presentation)

Dr. Leonids Novickis, Laila Elina Riga Technical University, Latvia

 

Networking between BONITA  and German - Baltic DeBa_Var  projects in innovation transfer in Virtual Interacctive Development"

Dr. Eberhard Bluemel, Fraunhofer for Factory Operation and Automation Institute, Germany

 

Implementation and Further Development of BONITA Project Results Conference Conclusions

Discussion

 

16.30-17.00

Closing & Coffee

 

 

 




PART-FINANCED BY THE EUROPEAN UNION
(European Regional Development Fund)