Excellency in Industry-Research partnership

Workshop organized by 3 Carnot Institutes: LSI, Polynat and Energies du Futur (public research structures with proven high level R&I competencies dedicated to fostering innovation with industrial partners)


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Detailed programme:

Thursday 6 June
10:30am - 12:30pm 10:30 - 10:45 Welcome

10:45 - 11:15 Presentation of the Carnot network
- Alain Duprey, General manager of the national Carnot institutes association

11:15 - 12:30 21st Century University industry cooperation: a focus on advancing artificial intelligence
- Charles Wessner, Faculty, Internationally recognized expert in innovation policy, including public-private partnerships, entrepreneurship, early-stage financing for new firms, and the special needs and benefits of high-technology industry - Georgetown University

Dr. Wessner will speak about the foundations of the US innovation eco-system with particular reference to the development of artificial intelligence. He will review the policy framework for innovation and entrepreneurship in the United States, the scale and focus of public investment in applied, mission oriented research, including a review of agencies, such as DARPA, which contribute to advances in the field. Particular attention will be given to the origins, investments and operations of the Albany Nano- cluster and its unique university based facilities, as well as some of the most recent partnerships designed to drive advances in the foundations of artificial intelligence.
12:30pm - 2pm Lunch
2pm - 4pm Good practices for successful partnerships between public research and companies (title to be confirmed)
- Feedback of Startups, SME, laboratories


Published on May 10, 2019