Turkish Technology Transfer Network Conference

Date: June 16, 2016 - Bilkent Hotel, Ankara

Time Title
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome and Introduction
Dr. A. Mete Çakmakcı, Secretary General of TTGV
09:15 - 09:45 Opening Speeches
Mehmet Aslan, Director of TEYDEB, TÜBİTAK
Murat Altun, Head of EU Financial Assistance Programmes Directorate, Ministry of Science, Industry & Technology
Francois Begeot, Head of Economic and Social Development Section, EU Delegation to Turkey
09:45 - 10:00 TTA-Turkey Advisory Services and Networking, AdviSeNet Project
B. Deniz Bayhan, TTA-Turkey AdviSeNet Team Leader
10:00 - 10:30 Key Note: “Increasing University based Technology Transfer Outputs”
Dr. Rathindra DasGupta, Consultant and Former Program Director at NSF
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 Building a National Technology Transfer Network
Heath Naquin, Director of I-Corps Program, VentureWell
11:30 - 12:00 Research Valorisation and Technology Transfer Operated by “Réseau C.U.R.I.E” Association
Gilles Le Cocguen, Head of EuroQuity, Bpifrance
12:00 - 13:00 Panel: “What is needed for successful business development and technology transfer?”
Moderator: Duygu Oktem, Business Development TTA-Turkey AdviSeNet
  • Ahmet Rıza Balım, Technology Transfer Mechanisms Support Group Committee Secretary of TEYDEB, TÜBİTAK
  • Eli Velasquez, Director of Venture Development, Texas Tech University
  • Önder Mutlu Yılmaz, Director of Şehir TTO
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Panel : “Importance of Existence of Funds”
Moderator: Doğan Taşkent, Business Development TTA-Turkey AdviSeNet
  • Altan Küçükçınar, Partner, Diffusion Capital Partners (DCP)
  • O. Gürcan Ozan, Partner, ACT Venture Partners
  • Gilles Le Cocguen, Head of EuroQuity, Bpifrance
  • Faz K. Bashi, Life Sciences Angel Network Board of Directors Member
15:00 - 15:30 Best Practices from SATT in terms of licensing and spin-outs in France
Christine Useille, Director, « Lille » of SATT Nord in France
15:30 - 16:00 Best Practices in US TTO and Incubation Models
Eli Velasquez, Director of Venture Development - Texas Tech University
16:00 - 17:00 Networking

T3N Conference 2016 Agenda