Bayh-Dole Act: Program

1st UTEN Workshop 2012 – Bayh-Dole Act: Opportunities for Portugal
INPI, Campo das Cebolas, Lisbon – 27 February 2012
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Program

09:00 – Registration

Part I: An American Perspective

09:30 – Opening remarks: Miguel Seabra, Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)

09:40 – Keynote speaker: Michael Barrett, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Austin

10:30 – Comments:

José Mendes, University of Minho
Marco Bravo, IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin

10:45 – Q&A and debate

11:15 – Coffee break

11:30 – The Portuguese reality – challenges and opportunities: Telmo Vilela, INPI

12:15 Comments:

Heath Naquin, IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin
Maria Oliveira, UPIN, University of Porto Innovation

12:30 Q&A and debate

13:00 Lunch

Part II: A Portuguese Perspective

14:30 – Perspective from a Technology Transfer Office: Marta Catarino, TecMinho, University of Minho

15:00 – Comments:

Jorge Gonçalves, University of Porto
José Paulo Rainho, University of Aveiro

15:15 – Perspective from a spinoff company: Pedro Araújo, Advanced Cyclone Systems

15:45 – Comments:

Vasco Varela, FCT
Pedro Vilarinho, COTEC

16:00 – Q&A and debate

16:45 – Coffee break

Part III: Opportunities for Portugal

17:00 – Key take-aways and opportunities for Portugal: José Ricardo Aguilar, Instituto Pedro Nunes

17:20 – Q&A and debate

18:00 – Closing remarks: Leonor Trindade, INPI