Developing research and innovation infrastructures in the Western Balkans: From SEEIIST to 3D printing

Top research also needs top research infrastructures (RI). This is recognised by the European Commission who defines, evaluates and implements strategies and tools to...

The people are our potential: Towards more women in science careers

The Common Regional Market Action Plan 2021-2024 for the Western Balkans is an ambitious plan that has a crucial gender component. Currently there are...

Startup Udhë – On the road and on the market – the ride sharing App from Pristina!

Udhë – an EU4TECH PoC project and VentureUP startup has hit the commercial road with a local ride sharing App and now plans to...

Commercialisation Through Knowledge Exchange: GMP and GLP from the ACLEMETH Project

Commercialisation of innovation generated at research organisations or universities can happen in several ways. The ‘classical’ route involves licensing of IP rights to a...

The opportunities of Horizon Europe: EU4TECH PoC university partners WIDEN their outreach

When Professor Arban Uka and Gent Imeraj from the Epoka University in Tirana Albania got involved in the the “PANBioRA” project, a prestigious Research...

EU4Tech PoC Workshop for C6, Investment Readiness and Funding, June 23, 2021

Outline of the workshop It costs money and effort to bring a new technology-based solution closer to the market. As your idea matures, you...

EIT Talent Scouts select EU4TECH WB PoC Teams – 4 teams join Jumpstarter 2021

WB PoC is delighted to announce that 4 WB PoC teams have been selected to join the EIT Jumpstarter program in 2021. Serbian projects...

EU4Tech PoC Workshop for C5, Business Model Canvas and Pitching, June 09, 2021

Outline of the workshop Formulating a robust business plan or business model for the market entry of a new product or service can be...

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EU4TECH PoC WB is being implemented with technical support from the European Commission Joint Research Centre’s Competence Centre on Technology Transfer.

Mission of the JRC Competence Centre on Technology Transfer

  • Single reference point for expertise on technology transfer at the EC.
  • To support EU policy development, from upstream concept stage to the downstream implementation phase.
  • To deepen understanding and knowledge of technology transfer through research and aggregation of results and best practices.
TT practices & capacity building
Expertise in R&D commercialisation
Host know-how & tools generated by FP
Support capacity building
Share best practices
Develop community of practitioners
Link to S3 and RIO
Financial instruments for innovation
Expertise on financial instruments
Proof of concept
Innovation loans, equity & guarantees
Research on IP collateralisation, securitisation, royalty buyouts, etc.
Innovation ecosystems and clusters
Expertise on science and technology parks
Incubators and accelerators
University and RTO technology transfer offices
Private/Public/PPP/Concessions and leases
Share best practices
Diagnostics and evaluation

For more information visit the home page of the Competency Centre.