POLICY ANSWERS Capacity Building Event on Innovation and Technology Transfer at the University of Sarajevo


University of Sarajevo hosted a three-day event focused on knowledge and experience sharing on boosting academia to industry collaboration and capacity in the innovation and technology transfer, entitled HOW TO RECOGNIZE AND PROTECT A SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY? – A SHORT COURSE ON THE PATENT LIFE CYCLE.  With the support of the POLICY ANSWERS project the event was organized by the UNSA Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology and Research Support Office/R&D Centre.

Theoretical and practical sessions about technology development and facilitation of socio-economic development through creativity and innovation were led by guest experts – representatives of the USIPM - University-Industry Collaboration Centres Platform of Turkey.

How to attract the attention of industry to academic patents and know-how originating from the University of Sarajevo, as well as how to establish and sustain academia-industry linkages for successful knowledge and technology transfer, were the main focus of the event attended by researchers/innovators from academia and industry, policy makers, funding innovation stakeholders, as well as the academia and industry representatives.

The event was held 20-22 March 2023.


Bosnia and Herzegovina
Geographical focus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Elke Dall on April 6, 2023
Modified on April 20, 2023

View Desktop version

Share your info via


c/o Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)
Linke Wienzeile 246
1150 Wien, Austria

Project Coordination:
Elke Dall

All rights reserved