Nov 10, 2020

[Online] Science-Industry Talk 2020

Bringing Science to Life

Date: November 10, 2020 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Online Stream


Times of crisis often lead to stark contrasts that bring to light things that are more important than others. The past months have shown how critical it is, that we continue to conduct excellent science and bring the science to life so it has an impact on society as a whole.

Europe has a good track record in conducting science but shows in comparison to the USA a much weaker performance when it comes to turning the results of science into patents and ultimately products, services, jobs, and economic benefits.

We want to raise awareness for the above topics, celebrate the first year of IST Park, and highlight the innovative companies working there and their fruitful collaborations with IST Austria—showing how science is brought to life.

The Science-Industry Talk is a cooperation between IST Austria and the Federation of Austrian Industries.

Please register with the button below. After registration, you will receive the link to the stream 24h before the event. We recommend to use the Chrome or Firefox browser for the registration.

A digital communication platform will be provided during and after the event to enable meetings and networking among all participants.


Time Program Speaker
18:00 Welcome Words Thomas A. Henzinger, President of IST Austria
Georg Knill, President, Federation of Austrian Industries
Heinz Faßmann, Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research
18:10 Keynote “Importance and Challenges of Technology Transfer in Europe” Matthias Evers, Senior Partner at McKinsey
18:25 Panel Discussion with Input on the Application of Research at IST Austria Matthias Evers, Senior Partner at McKinsey
Dorothee von Laer, Founder of ViraTherapeutics
Erich Tauber, CEO and Co-founder of Themis Bioscience GmbH
Ingrid Michelle Kelly Spillmann, Technology Transfer Manager at IST Austria
19:00 Closing Words
Afterwards Networking on Digital Communication Platform

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November 10, 2020
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Online Stream


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