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Symposium on university spin-offs and start-up companies

23-24 April 2015, Košice, Slovakia

Are you an (aspiring) scientist with a great idea or a new discovery? Three established scientists/entrepreneurs will talk about how to turn it into a start-up business project.


Thu 23 Apr: 8:30 – 10:30 lectures, 10:30 – 11:30 panel discussion
Fri 24 Apr: 9:30 –10:30 start-ups master class and consultations on “Developing computer games for brain training ”


Thursday 23 April

Time / Location Historicka Aula
8:30-9:05 Simon Carlile (University of Sydney,VAST AUDIO Pty. Ltd.)
Where only Angels tread: The VAST Audio story (Part 1)
9:10-9:45 Aaron Seitz (UC Riverside, Carrot Neurotechology)
UltimEyes, a journey from lab to marketplace
9:50-10:25 Volker Hohmann (University of Oldenburg, HoerTech Oldenburg)
HoerTech: Driving innovation in the field of hearing devices
10:30-11:30 Discussion

Friday 24 April

Time / Location Veľká rektorátna zasadačka
9:30-10:30 Master class: Developing coputer games for brain training


Historická aula, Šrobárova 2, Košice
P. J. Šafarik University in Košice


Institute of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, UPJŠ
doc. Norbert Kopčo, PhD.
Ing. Ľuboš Hládek
Ing. Beáta Tomoriová, PhD.


The symposium is open for interested academinc and non-academic audience and is free of charge. For organization purposes please send us an email to: kogneuro@gmail.com

Related event

The symposium attendees might also be interested Workshop and lecture series on “Cognitive neuroscience of auditory and cross-modal perception” that will take place during the week of the symposium.


This symposiu is organized within the Project implementation: University Science Park TECHNICOM for Innovation Applications Supported by Knowledge Technology, ITMS: 26220220182, supported by the Research & Development Operational Programme funded by the ERDF.
We support research activities in Slovakia/This project is being co-financed by the European Union.




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