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prof. Ivo Orlić: STeP Ri

  1. 1. S cience and Te chnology P ark R i jeka STeP Ri Voditelj projekta Prof. dr. sc. Ivo Orlić
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Few words about myself .. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>STeP Ri General information – why, who, where ?? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Aim </li></ul><ul><li>Products and Services </li></ul><ul><li>Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Space Absorption </li></ul>
  3. 3. Physics and business?? <ul><li>Main interest … Physics, astronomy, .. </li></ul><ul><li>As scientist started to work at Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb </li></ul><ul><li>After obtaining PhD moved with family to Amsterdam (5 yrs), Singapore (9 yrs), Sydney (4 yrs) .. </li></ul><ul><li>A fter 25 yrs of hard work in the ex tended kindergarden … </li></ul><ul><li>It was time for change … purchased Grand Soleil 46 (14 m) yacht .. Named her FIU and I was .. </li></ul><ul><li>GONE SAILING !! </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Why?? </li></ul><ul><li>To c commercialize intellectual property generated at the university faculties and R&D departments , </li></ul><ul><li>direct the future R&D toward the projects with the high level of commercial viability.  </li></ul><ul><li>IP protection and technology transfer from university to business sector through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>formation and incubation of new companies , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>technology licensing to established businesses , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>networking with similar institutions nationally and internationally and ensuring access to existing small and medium size companies to university research and high technology laboratories. </li></ul></ul>STeP Ri … General info
  5. 5. <ul><li>New STeP Ri logo – symbolising synergy between scinece and enterpreneurship </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Where, how? </li></ul><ul><li>within a n ew University Campus (a former military complex) in Trsat, one of the most attractive suburbs of Rijeka. </li></ul><ul><li>The originator of the initiative is the University of Rijeka, which will be the majority owner. </li></ul><ul><li>City of Rijeka and County Primorsko Goranska will enter in equity as minority co-owners. </li></ul><ul><li>The STeP Ri will be established under Croatian Company Law as a limited liability company (d.o.o.). </li></ul><ul><li>Main investor: University (MZOŠ) and WB </li></ul>General information
  7. 8. Products and services <ul><li>The range of products and services offered will evolve around three programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IP transfer and protection , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>licensing and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>incubation . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ran ge of professional services (business advise, marketing, grant application, etc.) and training programs will be offered to the STeP tenants and outside associates on demand. </li></ul><ul><li>Tenants will receive individual and shared services. Various pre-incubating services will be offered to the researchers and university students. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Markets <ul><li>up-stream target markets are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>faculties, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>researchers and students as potential technology providers. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Downstream markets are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>spin-off candidates and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>small and medium size regional companies. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Markets <ul><li>Different arrangement are envisaged in this area: </li></ul><ul><li>Technology licensing program, particularly in the field of biomedicine we’ll be aiming at big national and international companies. </li></ul><ul><li>joint venture, collaborations, joint R&D project etc. </li></ul><ul><li>provide incentives to encourage R&D, support for innovative products development, </li></ul><ul><li>develop willingness to collaborate with academia, </li></ul><ul><li>encourage culture for life-long learning, </li></ul><ul><li>encourage mobility of the work force from academia to business and vice versa. … </li></ul>
  10. 11. Space Absorption <ul><li>Ex military campus </li></ul><ul><li>27 hectares of land area </li></ul><ul><li>Two buildigs will be renovated: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academy of applied arts and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>STeP Ri </li></ul></ul>
  11. 15. maketa Sveučilišnog kampusa u Rijeci
  12. 17. <ul><li>... da će se ova stara vojnička zgrada za par godina transformirati u </li></ul><ul><li>inovacijsko-razvojni Centar </li></ul><ul><li>koji će zajedno sa Sveučilišnim Kampusom biti ponos Grada i Hrvatske! </li></ul>Current state of the STeP building, north elevation
  13. 18. Current state of the STeP building, South
  14. 19. STeP Space absorption
  15. 20. Space Absorption <ul><li>Ground floor – workshops, classrooms, possibly interactive science museum, </li></ul><ul><li>I floor, the incubator - open space incubator, and offices for mature SMEs, </li></ul><ul><li>II floor, common TT services –STeP management and external consultants to provide TT services: business advice and business plan writing, accounting, I PR protection, marketing , public relations, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>III floor - Hi-tech incubator, Bio-tech laboratories and research offices. This is specialist area tailored to provide to tenants the infrastructure typical for hi-tech bio-laboratories. </li></ul>
  16. 21. Before ..
  17. 22. And After ..??
  18. 23. New Face-lift of the STeP building ?
  19. 24. Ground Floor – interactive science museum popularisation of scinece and technology, innovativenes, for all ages. Space – approx 500 m 2 plus surrounding garden
  20. 25. I floor - Incubator: main focus - IT, renuable energy sources, bio-tech, …
  21. 26. Concepts – Space – open plan work – open to all good ideas
  22. 27. II floor – sharred services: reception, management, IPR protection, marketing, business advice,,, meeting rooms, lecture theatars,,,
  23. 28. III floor– bio-tech laboratories
  24. 29. Roof top – for now only a vision – testing ground for ‘green’ technologies, energy efficient buildings - VIP apartments, restaurants, sport facilities, …
  25. 30. Thank you for your attention Contacts: Ivo Orlić,