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MCAA Working Group Bridging Science and Business


The Bridging Science and Business Working Group (BSB-WG) in MCAA aims to

  • bring together Research and Business from both fronts
  • create a community for entrepreneurs in the MCAA community as an initiator for a global initiative at the whole European level

Activities & Events

  • BSB-WG Series of Seminars
  • Short-term trainings at industry
  • Networking event MCAA fellows and investors
  • Alignment with H2020 business plans
  • Public communications
  • Connection with existing entrepreneur initiatives
  • Smart Expert Portfolio
  • Annual BSG-WG meeting
  • Annual Report 2017-2018

Contact us!

MCAA Working Group Bridging Science and Business News feed

Bridging Science and Business Workshop

 Dear MCAA Members,

The BSB working group cordially invites you to a two-day training and networking event in Gdańsk. We will offer you the opportunity to join workshops on patenting, starting spin-offs and start ups, grant application, innovative thinking, and design. Also, you will hear the talks from distinguished professionals, academics, and consultants on the commercialization of their research, patenting of ideas and their experience with research in business and academia. Update: The extended deadline for the BSB grant applications is 04.09.2017.

Survey from the European Commission on researchers’ intersectoral mobility

Do you think the EU could do better to facilitate and enhance researchers’ intersectoral mobility? Make your opinion count and take part in the survey :  « Fostering industrial talents through the intersectoral mobility of researchers »  

Business workshop grant deadline extended

Dear Fellows,

we extended the deadline for the travel grant application for the BSB business workshop on the 11-12 of September 2017. If you are interested in the innovation, R&D financing, patent law, commercialization of research and design thinking then join us on this two-day event with distinguished speakers in the cheerful city of Gdansk in Poland. Please, find the information on the workshop and the registration forms here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sciencepreneurship: Research is done. What’s next?

Dear MCAA Members,

Marie Curie Alumni Association Austrian Chapter (MCA3C) is pleased to announce the collaboration with Innovation Incubation Center (i²c), TU Wien. We are jointly organizing the seminar on "sciencepreneurship". This seminar is free of cost and open to all current Marie Curie fellows/Alumni and any researchers working at TU Wien. If you would like to join the seminar, please register using the google form.