Roadmap towards excellence

In the "II Foro Universitario de Unidad Editorial", held in Madrid, Joan Guinovart explained what, in his opinion, are the basic requirements to make progress in technology transfer in Spain.

For the director of IRB Barcelona, a centre that hold the Severo Ochoa Award of Excellence , the following are needed: “Science communicators, patent lawyers, people who use both scientific and business language, and entrepreneurs that want to invest money to transform knowledge into wealth”.

In the event, Guinovart was joined by authorities representing the university, business, and political sectors, who debated how to go about the knowledge-based transformation of Spain.

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