Technology transfer

The Research Commercialization Summit, hosted by the University of Limpopo and Nunnovation Africa Foundation, is a highly anticipated gathering that aims to foster collaboration and innovation between academia and industry stakeholders. This transformative summit serves as a platform to showcase cutting-edge technological innovations, promote entrepreneurship, and drive economic growth and job creation.

The summit brings together a diverse audience comprising industry partners, university researchers, funding agencies, investors, and government officials, all with a common goal of exploring opportunities for collaboration, technology transfer, and commercialization. By facilitating knowledge-sharing, networking, and potential partnerships, the event seeks to bridge the gap between research excellence and practical applications.

The Research Commercialization Summit is designed to address the growing need for effective technology transfer and commercialization strategies. It aims to showcase the research excellence of the University of Limpopo and its impact on societal development. Through strategic sessions, interactive discussions, and engaging presentations, the summit will provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the innovation ecosystem, with a specific focus on the commercialization of academic research and innovations.

The event will feature esteemed speakers and thought leaders from academia, industry, and government, who will share their insights and experiences in driving research commercialization. Attendees can expect to gain valuable knowledge, forge strategic partnerships, explore funding opportunities, and discover innovative solutions to real-world challenges.

With its vision to foster collaboration, drive economic impact, and inspire future innovators, the Research Commercialization Summit promises to be a catalyst for positive change. Join us as we unlock the potential of academic research, promote technology transfer, and shape the future of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Purpose of the Event
Innovation Summits
Who should attend
Industry Leaders and Professionals: Representatives from companies and organizations across various sectors who are interested in exploring collaboration opportunities, technology transfer, and commercialization prospects.

University Researchers and Innovators: Faculty members, researchers, and students from the University of Limpopo and other academic institutions who are involved in cutting-edge research and innovation.

Funding Agencies and Investors: Venture capitalists, angel investors, and government funding agencies interested in supporting research and technology commercialization initiatives.

Government Officials: Representatives from local and provincial government bodies who are invested in supporting economic growth, job creation, and social development initiatives.

Technology Transfer Experts: Professionals specializing in technology transfer, intellectual property management, and commercialization who can share their insights and experiences.

Startups and Entrepreneurs: Early-stage startups and aspiring entrepreneurs who are seeking guidance, mentorship, funding, and collaboration opportunities.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Enthusiasts: Individuals passionate about innovation, entrepreneurship, and the commercialization of ideas who want to learn from industry leaders and explore opportunities in the innovation ecosystem.

Academia-Industry Collaborators: Professionals actively engaged in bridging the gap between academia and industry, promoting collaboration, and driving research commercialization.

Researchers and Innovators from Other Institutions: Individuals from different academic institutions and research organizations who are interested in learning about successful strategies for commercializing research outcomes.

Students and Young Professionals: Students pursuing careers in research, innovation, and entrepreneurship, as well as young professionals looking to expand their knowledge and network in the field of research commercialization.
Polokwane, Limpopo. Fusion Boutique Hotel
Event start date
Event end date
Brochures and other documents
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