CHAPTER NEWS

CHAPTER OF GREECE

BUSINESS AND INNOVATION NETWORK ANNUAL EVENT, NOVEMBER 2015, PORTO

Professor Panayiotis Ketikidis, President of the THA Chapter of Greece, will be presenting the keynote speech entitled “Triple Helix Interactions as a Tool for Innovation and Entrepreneurship” at the BIN@PORTO 2015 Conference. The event will take place from 2- 4 November 2015 in Porto, Portugal. The aim of the event is to develop a sustainable international network of partners from across industry, academia, investment, incubation, business development and economic development agencies, to support the sharing of good practice and knowledge and to promote open innovation.

http://web.fe.up.pt/~binporto2015/index.php? option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=235&Itemid=57

CHAPTER OF SOUTH ASIA

SATHA CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

The SATHA Chapter is organizing the Fifth Invention to Innovation Summit, Annual Technology Event of 500+ Technologies and 1000+ Innovators. The event will take place in four Pakistan regions and will be hosted by local Universities.

In conjunction with the event, the SATHA has launched a call for Pakistan projects from scientists and students to develop technologies demanded by industry. To consult the call, please visit: www.irp.edu.pk/projects/.

The summit is held in November, January, March and May each year in Pakistan. The SATHA Chapter is calling for speakers, either professors with practical exposure or practitioners with academic exposure, for the topics R&D, trade policy, IPRs and payback of innovations. Speakers will be given the full coverage of the travel and subsistence costs. Interested candidates should send their CV to: *email address protected* and mlaura.fornaci@ triplehelixassociation.org.