27 October 2021
Main stage – Physical program
9:00 am GST – Registration and network
9:30 am GST – Welcome and introduction to SRTI Park by the CEO
10:00 am GST – Session 1. M.E.N.A. region technology transfer status update. 45 mins session
The panel of experts will discuss the patterns of technology transfer in the MENA Region, its opportunities, challenges, how to achieve the allocated goals and how it can contribute to the region’s economic growth and long-term stability.
11:00 am GST – Session 2. M.E.N.A. region startups contribution to science and innovation. 45 mins session
Insights and lessons learned from experienced founders from science and technology-oriented startups on how to navigate the path between academia, government, and the private sector. Discover how startups are turning scientific discovery into real-world solutions.
12:00 pm GST – Session 3. The Middle East IP ecosystem status update. 45 mins session
In today’s technology and knowledge-driven economy, the IP Ecosystem is fostering innovation in the Arab Region. Listen to our panel of experts discuss the key role IP plays in the management of research and development and enhancing a vibrant technology ecosystem and entrepreneurship.
1:00 pm GST – Lunch break and network
3:00 pm GST – Session 4. The Role of Government in Technology Transfer. 45 mins session
In today’s world, the complex processes of technology transfer and commercialization are intertwined with government policy, academia and the market. Explore with our panel of experts the critical role government plays along the innovation pathway to promote and support the successful transfer of technology.
4:00 pm GST –Session 5. Perspective on investment of venture capital enabling and design in M.E.N.A. 45mins session
Each and every day, venture capital investments are changing the world of technology and innovation, improving millions of lives globally. Enabling entrepreneurs is vital to build the companies of the future and ultimately, create a positive society of the future. This session explores the role of government policy, the private sector, and academia in the different phases of venture capital development.
5:00 pm GST – Session 6. Best practices and use cases in technology transfer. 45mins session
Common patterns can be clearly identified when analyzing the best technology-transfer practices of a broad cross-section of government entities, private and academia. Listen to and take away valuable lessons from the best practices and use cases in technology transfer from our partners.
6:00 pm GST – SRTI Park Tour visit of the key projects. Entertainment and networking.
8:00 pm GST – Closing ceremony