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UB, FBG, CCiT-UB and PCB hold first Networking & Innovation Day on 28 November

This event will bring together the stakeholders in the University of Barcelona Group research and innovation system, companies located in the Barcelona Science Park and the from the general business arena.

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The University of Barcelona (UB), Bosch i Gimpera Foundation, UB Scientific and Technological Centers (CCiT-UB) and Barcelona Science Park (PCB) are holding the first edition of the Networking & Innovation Day on 28 November in order to create a benchmark space in knowledge transfer, from research to business, and promote public-private partnership and open innovation.

The conference, which will be held at the auditorium of the PCB, is aimed at the business community and the national and international scientific community, and especially at the agents of the University of Barcelona research and innovation system and the entrepreneurial sector that the UB Group generates.

Representatives from the following fields of knowledge will be present:

  • Health and biotechnology
  • Materials and nanotechnology
  • Agrifood
  • Electronics, optics and ICT
  • Chemistry and cosmetics
  • Energy and the environment

The inaugural event of the Networking & Innovation Day will feature Dídac Ramírez, rector of the UB; Antoni Castellà secretary for Universities and Research in the Department of the Economy and Knowledge; Gerard Ardanuy, Barcelona city councilor for Education and Universities; Salvador Alemany, president of the Social Council of the UB and Salvador Maluquer, general manager of the PCB.

The conference will feature two panel discussions on the University of Barcelona as a driver of innovation, and open innovation as a future investment to explore new forms of university-industry collaboration. Pre-scheduled partnering meetings will also be held alongside by prior arrangement via a specific platform.

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Date: 28 November 2013
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Venue: Barcelona Science Park • C/ Baldiri i Reixac, 4 • Barcelona (map)

Questions: Tel. +34 93 402 04 11 •

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