Representatives of all the Centers of Excellence «Severo Ochoa» and Units of Excellence «María de Maeztu» will meet with outstanding representatives of the knowledge-based industry, economy and administration.
The Severo Ochoa Centres and María Maeztu Units organize next november the second edition of the 100xCIENCIA meeting (http://100xciencia.umh.es). This edition will be focus in Co-creating Values in Scientific Research. One of the basal pillars of every research institution of excellence is the transfer of the knowledge it generates and the valorisation of this knowledge to society. This idea guides the second meeting of the Spanish Centres of Excellence "Severo Ochoa" (CSOs) and the Units of Excellence "María de Maeztu" (UMMs), 100xCiencia.2, under the title: Co-creating Value in Scientific Research. Representatives of all the CSOs and the UMMs (scientific directors, transfer and innovation managers, communication and dissemination managers) will meet in Alicante on 2-3 November 2017 with outstanding representatives of the knowledge-based industry, economy and administration. The meeting includes conferences given by professionals of recognized international relevance in different areas of research, innovation and knowledge valorisation management, as well as roundtables shared by CSOs and UMMs researchers with representatives from the industry, technology transfer offices, policy and economic management.
The CBGP (UPM-INIA), recently recognised as Centre of Excellence Severo Ochoa, will exchange its experience in innovation and technology transfer, and in collaboration with enterprises and foundations of the bioeconomy sector. The activities of the CBGP (UPM-INIA) in innovation have resulted in the foundation of several spin-off companies and in the establishment of strategic agreements with enterprises of the bioeconomy sector. To accelerate the transfer of technology to the market, the CBGP (UPM-INIA has included as one of the pillars of its Strategic Plan the CBGP-Translational Biology Program (CBGP-TBP).