Photonics technology and University-driven business co-creation

Stoyan Tanev, John Erland Østergaard, Thomas Bue Søndergaard Andersen, Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi

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TEK-Momentum is the Business Innovation and Technology Department in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. Since its establishment in 2010 the Department has adopted an exploratory technology transfer, open business development and co-creation strategy that goes beyond traditional technology transfer activities. This is an emerging strategy that has been shaped for the last 5 years even before the formal establishment of TEK-Momentum. It emerged out of multiple dialog-based interactions with small- and medium-sized companies by focusing on matching real life problems with potential problem solvers. The main priority of such strategy is maximizing the value of the potential contributions from the multiple stakeholders and not on the technology development issues per se. In this paper we will present an overview of TEK-Momentum’s approach by using as case studies two recent successful projects. The first one focuses on the commercialization of an LED illumination system. The second one focuses on the commercialization of an optical ring resonator-based temperature sensor.
TitelSPIE Proceedings
Antal sider4
StatusUdgivet - 2012
Begivenhed SPIE Photonics EUROPE 2012 - Brussels, Belgien
Varighed: 16. apr. 201219. apr. 2012


Konference SPIE Photonics EUROPE 2012

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SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 8337, paper 22


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