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KBCS Summit 2015_Succesvolle start-ups aan de KU Leuven_Bart De Moor

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KBC Securities Entrepeneurial Summit 2015, presentatie van Prof. Dr. Ir. Esat-Stadius KU Leuven over succesvolle start-ups aan de KUL.

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KBCS Summit 2015_Succesvolle start-ups aan de KU Leuven_Bart De Moor

  1. 1. How to start-up @KU Leuven ? Bart De Moor
  2. 2. – Academic education – Scientific research – Service to the community = knowledge and technology transfer • to society • to industry
  3. 3. KU Leuven - 4000 researchers & 1500 faculty, 800 MEUR Gasthuisberg – 1300 researchers, 800 MEUR LERU (League of 22 European Research Intensive Universities) – coordination centre Thomson-Reuters ranking of most innovative universities: - Ranked 16th worldwide - Ranked 2nd Europe
  4. 4. Funding Type of research (basic to applied) Sizeofproject(smalltolarge) FWO FP7 IOF Kennisplatformen Hefboomprojecten Mandaten Innovation-project EU IDEAS PEOPLE COOPERATION SMEs CIP OT IDO GOA IWT – O&O IWT - OZM IWT - SBO IWT – SBO voortraject (m. f.)
  5. 5. Computational Biology • Genomic data fusion • NGS data analysis • Graphical models & kernels Applications • Diagnosis of genetic disorders • Disease gene discovery • Disease management Methodology • Matrix/tensor algebra • Classification and survival • Multimodal Signal Processing & Analysis • Optimization in engineering • Support vector machines & kernel methods • Advanced process control • Datamining, information retrieval & knowledge discovery • Complex networks & nonlinear systems • Numerical linear algebra Bioinformatics/Computational Biology Biomedical Data Processing Digital Signal Processing for Audio & Telecom Audio Speech processing • Speech Communications • Public Address Systems • Hearing Aids/Cochlear Implants Digital Communications • Wireline ADSL/VDSL • Wireless Systems, Models & Control
  6. 6. IWT Projects: SBO: 2; Proeftuin:1 Fundamental Strategic Demand-driven N.A. N.A. N.A.N.A. Projects: 13 Research BELSPO IUAP: 2 ; VLIR: 2 Fellowships: PhD: 4; Postdoc: 6 IWT Fellowships phd: 10 IMEC: fellowships: 1 iMinds Medical IT 2014 SBO: 1 BOF N.A. FOD Kankerplan: 1 N.A. FLANDERS CARE FL. Care Demo Project: 1 IWT Baekeland: 1 IWT innovation postdoc: 1 KU Leuven centra IOF Projects: 2: 2KP Hercules collaborations: 3 KU Leuven topfacilitiesGenomics Core SyBioMA LICT, LMTC LBioSCENTer IWT Projects: TBM: 4; O&O: 2; Eurostars: 1 iMinds Medical IT ICON: 3; Fallrisk , Nxt Sleep, b-SLIM Projects: EU:5; ERC:3 ; MC ITN:3 ; EFRO Interreg:1 ; COST: 2; ERASMUS:1 DYSCO Projects 8: GOA: 2; PF: 2; BIL: 2; VES:1 Fellowships: DBOF PDM:2 CoE/PF GOA MaNet http://www.esat.kuleuven.be/ bioinformatics/software.php http://homes.esat.kuleuven.be/ ~biomed/software.php software VLK: 1 VSC: TIER1:2 Industry: 1 BESTCOM
  7. 7. – Academic education – Scientific research – Service to the community = knowledge and technology transfer • to society • to industry
  8. 8. Research collaboration (22) • advice • contract R&D • projects with government support (IWT, EC, etc.) Intellectual property rights (10) • intellectual property rights • licensing Spin-off & innovation (10) • spin-off creation & growth • networks & regional dev. • KU Leuven Association Finance, HR & logistics (39) • financial administration • HRM administration Management (2)
  9. 9. IPTEC Award 2006 Stanford 2007 Tsinghua 2008 Leuven
  10. 10. Booming business • 114 million euro income from research collaboration • 1,774 new agreements (2014) 0 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 1800 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 463 598 812 981 1051 1263 1301 1724 1563 1774
  11. 11. Patents & Intellectual property • 129 patent applications in 2014 – 586 active patent families – 42 PCTs • 87 million euro license-income • Granted patent is often the basis for setting up a spin-off company In numbers 2014 Reported findings 177 Priority submissions 129 New patents 52
  12. 12. Examples of technology transfer
  13. 13. Basic Research Strategic Valorisation Patents Licenses BOF IOF FP6/7 SME Direct Contract Research KUL Research group spinoff NV FFF BA/VC founders employees Fase 1 Creating a spin-off company Fase 2
  14. 14. • Gemma Frisius Fund KU Leuven (GFF) o Seed capital for spin-off companies o GFF founded in 1997 & GFF II in 2002 • At the end of 2009 GFF and GFF II merged into one single fund o Partners: • KU Leuven (20% of capital) • Two banks: KBC Private Equity (40%) and BNP Paribas Fortis Private Equity (40%) o Combination between: • Knowledge and technology transfer expertise (university) • Financial expertise (financial partners) o Not restricted to one technology domain o 27 million euro invested in 42 spin-off companies Seed money
  15. 15. Leverage
  16. 16. 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 1981 1983 1985 1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 Cumulative number of spin-offs created Total no. of active spin-offs Total no. of spin-offs • 105 spin-off companies started, 87 still active; together +/- 4,100 employees (numbers 2014) • 760 million euro external capital (2005-2014 only) • 7 successful flotations (IPOs) Impact of spin-offs
  17. 17. • Engineering • Micro-electronics & ICT Our jewels
  18. 18. • Consultancy • Biomedical Our jewels (c’ted)
  19. 19. Yesterday’s closing dinner Cartagenia: Founders & investors
  20. 20. Student entrepreneurs Leuven Community for innovation Driven Entrepreneurship
  21. 21. LRD GFF Leuven.Inc Science Parks KU Leuven Industry RegionFinancial world The Leuven biotope
  22. 22. • Critical mass of high quality research & projects • Multidisciplinary team & high value support • Favourable entrepreneurial climate within the university • Clear incentives to encourage researchers • Instruments and networks that support technology transfer & entrepreneurship • Legal context in Flanders • The Leuven eco-system & biotope: Leuven MINDGATE Succes factors
  23. 23. Leuven MINDGATE

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