Past event

The why and how of research commercialisation --- Enterprise Week

During this Enterprise Week event, Dr Lissa Herron (PhD Neuroscience, 2008) and Enterprise Manager, Converge Challenge, along with Dr Ross Gillanders, Founder, Lightwater Sensors and Senior Research Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy will explore the why and how of research commercialisation.

Commercialisation of research is becoming increasingly important and valued by universities, funding bodies and governments. This workshop will cover the value of research commercialisation, the different ways in which research can be commercialised, and what the pathways to commercialisation can look like in St Andrews.

By the end of this workshop, you should understand:

* What it means to commercialise research from a university
* Why research commercialisation is beneficial to universities and researchers
* The common routes and methods to commercialise research
* First steps to take if you want to commercialise your research

Converge Challenge competitions are open to staff, students and recent graduates of Scottish universities.

This lecture is free and open to everyone, students, staff, and the public.
This event will be run online. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance and a link to join the session will be emailed to you before the event starts.
There are free events each day during St Andrews Enterprise Week 2021. Be sure to come along!