Bridging the gap between academia and industry in the area of Nanotechnology is one of the greatest challenges in the Israeli arena.
Nano technology represent one of the most promising elements in growing the national economy. This is based on, The outstanding achievements of the scientific research and the huge potential of Nanotechnology to impact the innovation the industry and to generate a new competitive advantages.
The challenges and difficulties derive from the wide gap between the low applied maturity of the academic research outcome and the high maturity required by the engineers.
This tutorial will discuss potential solutions and will focus on lessons learned from some success stories.
Dr. Aviv Zeevi will present the various models implemented by the Innovation Authority to bring academia and industry to cooperate.
Prof. Shulamit Michaeli, Dr. Rami Cohen, Dr. Einat Matzner and Dr. Alex Margolin will share with us their experience and insights.