All the ESRs had the great opportunity to attend a two-day workshop on Patenting and Commercialising Novel Biomedical Inventions held by Ventac Partners. Dr. Kostas Alevizopoulos and Dr. Neil Thomas brought the ESRs to the patent world, dealing with drawing up of a business plan, request for a patent and negotiation with investors for funding.
EuroNeurotrophin School 2: In vivo models for neurodegenerative disorders: strengths and limitations
The second training week of EuroNeurotrophin was held in the TU Dresden Faculty of Medicine, starting with School 2. The 4-day long school included theoretical lectures on in vivo models of neurodegenerative disorders, as well as hands-on experience in identification and analysis of these models. The school was organized by the contribution of the following network’s beneficiaries: TU Dresden Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Pathobiochemistry (TUD), Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB-FoRTH), University of Sheffield, Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA).