Establishing a Bridge between Universities and Industry, the World and Jiangsu - JITRI Launches the International University Technology Transfer Forum
On November 8, the 6th International Industry-University-Research Cooperation Forum and Multinational Technology Transfer Conference of Jiangsu China was launched in Nanjing. In order to expand and deepen exchanges and cooperation with top international universities, gather international high-quality innovation resources, promote the settlement of technological achievements in Jiangsu, and accelerate the promotion of Jiangsu’s science and technology innovation, JITRI held a special event at this conference, i.e. the International University Technology Transfer Forum. More than 30 well-known university presidents and technology transfer leaders from Harvard University, Georgia Tech, Monash University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Waterloo, City University of Hong Kong, Hussein Technical University, Southeast University and Hainan University, etc. as well as more than 150 persons from Jiangsu technology transfer agencies and company representatives attended the forum.
In the process of promoting the settlement of scientific and technological achievements of universities in Jiangsu, JITRI explored the innovative cooperation models such as joint research and development fund pool and joint training of doctors. With regard to the methods to further deepen strategic cooperation and introduce university technologies, JITRI shared its own practices and experiences with the heads of universities and research institutions from home and abroad participating in the forum, and in-depth discussions were carried out on the bottlenecks and countermeasures in the transformation of scientific and technological achievements of universities.