6-8 March 2019
European Spallation Source
Europe/Stockholm timezone



Accelerate Project Workshop: Accelerate your Idea!

Under the Accelerate project, Task 3.2 ‘Industrial networking and outreach’, combined with the impact development of the Task 3.3 ‘Support of the IL/TT human capital development’, ESS is organizing and technology transfer industry-oriented workshop. The workshop will be taking place Lund on 7th and 8th of March 2019. The detailed program is below.

The aim of the event is to help the Technology Transfer relevant employees from the Accelerate WP 3 partners (researchers with TT ideas) develop their ideas in a practical way to make those ideas attractive for both their institutions and industry. For these reasons, the ideas will be developed with industry relevant and innovation expert personnel.

The best idea will be selected by the innovation committee that will attend the event and will be promoted to the industry.

Wednesday, March 6th

15:30 - 16:30

Optional: Construction Site Tour


Social Dinner

Thursday, March 7th

08:30 – 09:00

Registration and Coffee & Cake

09:00 – 09:20

Opening of the event and welcome to the ESS

Sharon Cosgrove, Associate Director of Strategy, ESS

09:20 – 09:30

Introduction of the concept of the event

Dušan Štric, Innovation and Industrial Liaison Officer, ESS

09:30 – 10:30

"First Impression" Ideas Presentation

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 – 11:45

Table Rotating Group Working Sessions #1

11:45 – 12:30


12:30 – 14:30

Table Rotating Group Working Sessions #2& # 3

14:30 - 14:45

Coffee Break

14:45 - 15:45

How to do Prepare the Good Pitch?

15:45 - 16:00

Wrap Up of the Day



Friday, March 8th

08:30 – 09:00

Coffee & Cake

09:00 – 09:30

Innovation Skåne AB - Employee Innovation

09:30 – 11:45

Individual Participants Pitches Preparation

11:45 - 12:30


12:30 - 13:15

Individual Pitches Presentation

13:15 – 13:45

Coffee Break/ In Parallel in a Different Room: Judges’ Discussion & Decision

13:45 – 14:30

Announcement of the Winning Idea & Follow Up Discussion

Closing of the Event.

The event is organised with the support of:


ACCELERATE is funded by the European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020, under grant agreement 731112

European Spallation Source
Conference Room BrightnESS
Odarslövsvägen 113 224 84 Lund Sweden
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