On June 7th, a special edition of the Mercator Award takes place. During this afternoon, several speakers will tell you about how academic knowledge is translated to a wider society. Topics such as innovation, entrepreneurship, spinoff generation and impact will be explained in-depth followed by the presentation of the Mercator Awards.
13.30h: Walk in
14.00h: Moderator Rector Mgnificus Prof. Dr. Han van Krieken about Knowledge & Entrepreneurship at the Radboud University, Foundation Gelderkennis and Mercator Incubator. Retrospect of the past 30 years business support.
14.30h: Prof. Dr. Esther-Mirjam Sent, Dr. Peter Vaessen (Faculty of Management Science) about Entrepreneurship in Education & Research
15.00h: Mercator Award Special Edition presents ppromising spinoffs Khondrion and NovoLanguage together with stakeholders Jan Giesbers, Koos van den Heuvel and Hein van der Pasch. Afterwards a keynote-presentation will be given about the experiences in science & business by Dr. Jacques Lemmens, founder and CEO of pharmaceutical company and spinoff Synthon.
17.00h: Closing with snacks & drinks