Kerstin Wilde will be on the opening panel of the ‘start-up safari’ of the city of Leipzig to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the Leipzig startup ecosystem on Thursday May 28th: https://leipzig.startupsafari.com/talque/lecture-list/
Milad Abbasiharofteh gave a virtual presentation at the Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung, ZEW webinar series on May 12th entitled: “To bridge or not to bridge, that is the question”
On the 5th of March, Frans Hermans gave a presentation entitled “Zielkonflikte in der pflanzenbasierten Bioökonomie und der Beitrag der sozioökonomischen Forschung” at the Dutch embassy in Berlin during the SALON Global Agriculture: „Impulse für die pflanzenbasierte Bioökonomie – Fokus Photosynthese“:
Milad Abbasiharofteh was invited to deliver a talk at the DZHW (German Centre for Higher Education and Science Studies in Berlin) on ‘The driving forces of collaboration and atypical inventions in biotech: evidence from the Berlin biotech cluster and the European co-inventorship network’. In this talk, Milad will talk about his research on the biotech sector at different levels.
TRAFOBIT members Frans Hermans and Milad Abbasiharofteh co-organise a session with colleagues from Orkestra (Spain), Lund University (Sweden), University of Bremen and University of Greifswald (Germany) at the GeoInno conference in Stavanger (Norway). This session title is ‘what role does the bioeconomy play in the transformation of regions towards sustainable development’ and focusesses on the relevance of bioeconomy in the context of innovation studies.
Milad Abbasiharofteh will present a poster ‘Driving forces of invention in European regions: a network approach’ and delivers a talk on ‘The rise and fall of typical and atypical bioeconomy patents’ at the upcoming network science conference in Tokyo. Milad underlines the significance of co-inventor relations and the structural properties of such a network regarding learning and future innovative activities.