IPTEC 2008 offers platform to market new technologies and to
discuss latest trends in technology transfer
IPTEC, the International Marketplace for Business Development through
Technology Transfer, is an annual platform for professionals with
responsibilities for licensing and technology transfer. Previously held in
France, this year’s IPTEC will take place from 11-12 June 2008 in Frankfurt,
Germany, at the Steigenberger Airport Hotel.
The event consists of a conference, an exhibition, workshops and ‘New
Technology Presentations’ and offers a variety of networking facilities for
participants coming from multinational companies and SMEs as well as
universities and research centres.
Being a cross-sectorial event, IPTEC covers the following industry sectors: IT,
Telecommunications, New Materials, Consumer Goods, Medical Technology,
Nanotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Environmental
A series of ‘New Technology Presentations’ held at the event, give
participants, wishing to out-license or sell, the opportunity to market their new
technologies to potential partners. Attendees looking to buy or license-in
innovative technological solutions will find some of the latest developments
available on the market.
IPTEC’s conference will focus upon two main themes this year: The latest
transfer trends and techniques, and developments in emerging markets, e.g.
China. Transfer of environmental technology: “Licensing green technology”
and specialist workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises are further
key topics of the conference programme. Speakers at the conference
comprise some of the world’s leading experts in technology transfer. A
regularly up-dated and detailed conference programme is available from the
IPTEC website www.iptec-marketplace.com.
For companies who want to present themselves with a stand at this specialist
event, a number of different stand packages are available. The IPTEC 2008