PlaMatSu Workshop 1
The first PlaMatSu Workshop was held at the Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg from 27-28 September 2017. All Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) met to discuss the PlaMatSu project, as well as to learn about technology transfer and innovation, and ethical challenges for students, with other ESRs external to the PlaMatSu project.
The focus of this workshop was twofold. There were individual sessions related to technology transfer and innovation and to ethical challenges for students. Sessions included:
A detailed agenda is presented below.
All ESR participants were expected to be present on Wednesday 27 September 2017 at 09:15hrs until Thursday 28 September 2017 at 17:00hrs.
All Supervisors, Associate Partners and External Experts were invited to be present on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 September 2017.
Detailed Draft Agenda
Location: Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg
The first training workshop took place at the Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg. Activities took place in Room A320.
Wednesday 27 September 2017
09:30-10:00 Opening and personal introduction, Dr Philippe Merz
10:00-11:00 Introduction to Ethical Argumentation I: Two Case Studies
11:15-12:45 Introduction to Ethical Argumentation II: How would Mill, Kant, and Aristotle have decided?
14:00-15:00 Ethical Challenges in Science I: What about research results?
15:00-16:00 Ethical Challenges in Science II: What about animal testing?
16:15-17:00 Ethical Open Space: "Green chemistry", industrial corporations and freedom of science, etc.
17:00-17:30 Finish Line: Results and feedback
Thursday 28 September 2017
09:00-09:45 "From idea to invention – how to identify valuable ideas and protect them?"
10:00-11:00 Select the ideas and formulate an invention disclosure
11:00-12:00 Presentation and discussion of results
13:00-13:45 "From invention to innovation – how to create impact and value for a customer?"
14:00-15:00 Formulate a "Value proposition"
15:15-16:00 Presentation and discussion of results
Participants were asked to bring a research result or idea which they thought had the potential to lead to an application. Sample ideas which could be developed in this workshop were requested from PlaMatSu professors (as backup ideas, if students did not bring ideas of their own).
If you have any questions, please contact:
PlaMatSu ITN Project, University of Strathclyde