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Alfredo Mateos García
Director of Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO)
University of Salamanca

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  • 1. INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA ALFREDO MATEOS GARCÍA Director of Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) University of Salamanca
  • 2. UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA •   Old  University  (founded  1218)   •   Our  research  took  seats  at  the  na:onal  level  between  15   and  20   •   Non-­‐technological  en:ty  (1.000  researchers  in  the  field  of   sciences  and  engineering  from  2.500).  There  is  not  strong   engineering   •   31,000  students  between  first  cycles,  Master  and   Doctorate   •   Interna:onal  standing  in  areas  of  humani:es  (law,   literature,  teaching  Spanish,  ...)   •   High  poten:al  in  areas  related  to  biotechnology  and  health   (advanced  research  centres),  and  specific  groups  of  ICT   •   Public  university.  Financially  dependent  of  the  regional   government  of  Cas:lla  y  Leon.  Scarcity  of  resources.  Only   baseline  funding  for  opera:ng  expenses.  Extra  funds  from   compe::ve  calls  
  • 3. KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER OFFICES IN SPAIN •   Units  of  rela:onship  between  universi:es  and  the   produc:ve  sector   •   Recent  fact  in  Spain  with  respect  to  Europe  /  USA   •   Its  overall  objec:ve  is  to  bring  closer  the   university  environment  to  the  business   environment  ,  and  coordinate  the  efforts  needed  to   achieve  an  appropriate  use  and  evalua:on  of  the   results  of  university  research  ac:vity   •   The  implementa:on  in  the  Spanish  Universi:es   begins  in  early  nine:es  
  • 4. FUNCTION OF THE KNOWLEDGE TRANFER OFFICE OF UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA •   Promo:on  of  the  research  results  from  the  University  in   the  produc:ve  sector     •   Nego:a:on  of  contracts  and  agreements  for  coopera:ve   research,  consul:ng,  services,  …   •   Informa:on  and  assistance  in  the  prepara:on  of   coopera:ve  na:onal  projects   •   Informa:on  and  assistance  in  the  prepara:on  of   interna:onal  projects     •   Informa:on  and  advice  regarding  intellectual  property   rights   •   Fostering  the  crea:on  of  innova:ve  companies  (EIBT's)  
  • 5. SERVICES PROVIDED REGARDING INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS •   Aendance  at  Infodays  and  similar  conferences   •   Selec:ve  dissemina:on  of  calls:  abstract,  general  and   specific  condi:ons,  budget,  ...   •   Search  for  partners  through  EEN  and  other  networks   •   Assistance  in  the  dra^ing  and  submission  of  proposals:   dra^ing  administra:ve  part,  advising  of  the  technical  part,   budge:ng.   •   Contract  nego:a:on   •   Management  and  jus:fica:on  of  some  project  types  
  • 6. PROPOSALS 100   75   50   25   0   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013  
  • 7. PROJECTS GRANTED 14   12   10   8   6   4   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013  
  • 8. PARTICIPATION IN LLP PROGRAMME 20   18   16   14   12   10   8   6   4   2   0   Proposals   Projects   granted   2009   2011   2013  
  • 9. DISTRIBUTION OF RETURNS FROM THE FP7 (SPAIN) AAPP 4,1% A.  I nvestigación 10,3% Asoc. 4,3% Univ. 22,3% Otros 0,5% CPI 14,1% CCTT 11,6% Empresas 32,7%
  • 10. H2020 GOALS, SPAIN •   Spanish  contribu:on  to  expenditure  on  R  &  D   in  the  EU  is  5.1%   •   Return  to  Spain  in  FP7,  8.3%     H2020:  important  source  of  funding:  about   80,000  M  €     Spanish  Goal:     •   Average  return  of  9.5%.   •   Leading  at  least  10%  of  the  projects.   •   Increase  the  number  of  beneficiaries  by  15%.  
  • 11. H2020 GOALS, UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA •   We  have  set  realis:c  goals  that  we  can  meet   the  means  we  have  at  our  disposal   •   Return  to  Spain  in  FP7,  8.3%     H2020:  important  source  of  funding:  about   80,000  M  €     Spanish  Goal:     •   Average  return  of  9.5%.   •   Leading  at  least  10%  of  the  projects.  
  • 12. AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS
  • 13. AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS
  • 14. AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS (SPAIN)
  • 15. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROJECTS OFFICE •   Wrien  strategy  of  how  to  encourage  and  promote  the   par:cipa:on  including  ways  of  funding  these  project  offices   based  on  percentage  use  of  funds  raised.     •   Proac:ve  project  offices,  to  intensify  knowledge   management  and  value-­‐added  services  they  offer.     •   Integral  service  of  the  promo:on  and  management  advice,   including  support  in  the  prepara:on  and  proposal  wri:ng.   •   Management  and  dissemina:on  tasks  in  coordinated   projects.     •   Intensive  search  for  addi:onal  funding  sources   •   To  develop  materials  and  good  prac:ce  thema:c  guides   and  manuals  to  serve  researchers   •   Enhancing  the  ac:ons  of  lobby  and  foreign  presence.     •   Defining  indicators  that  allow  a  proper  assessment  of  their   ac:vity  
  • 16. FUNDING PROGRAMMES MOBILITY   •  H2020,  LLP  (ERASMUS,  Grundtvig,  Jean   Monnet,  Leonardo),  ERASMUS  MUNDUS,   Intra-­‐ACP  academic  Mobility  Scheme   TEACHING   •  LLP  (Leonardo  da  Vinci,  Grundtvig,  Jean   Monnet),  TEMPUS   RESEARCH   •  H2020,  COST,  LLP,  Life+,  DG  SANCO,  INTERREG,   DAPHNE,  NIH,  …  
  • 17. FORWARD INTO THE FUTURE: INTEGRATION Research   Teaching   Mobility   INTERNATIONAL               PROJECTS  OFFICE  
  • 18. INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA ALFREDO MATEOS GARCÍA Director of Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO) University of Salamanca

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