Posted on

Workshop (2)


Dr. Yaser Kerachian

Commercialization Manager

York University, Toronto, Canada

Siamak Khorrami

Commercialization Manager

Kinetica Ventures, Calgary, Canada

Dr. Atefeh Farzindar

Adjunct Professor

University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada


Title: Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Local Organizer:  Isfahan Science and Technology Town

Time: Sunday, December 25, 2016, 9:00 – 17:00
Location: Isfahan Science and Technology Town


  • To learn about key factors in taking technologies from universities (or startup companies) to market
  • To learn about different types of commercialization supports offered by various organizations (universities, incubators, etc. )



9:00-10:00: Introduction to Technology Transfer and Commercialization by Dr. Yaser Kerachian

Definition, Processes, TTO structure

10:00-11:00: Technology Commercialization by Dr. Yaser Kerachian

Licensing, Startup, Valuation

11:00-12:00: Success story by Dr. Atefeh Farzindar

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-14:00: Incubator services for technology startups by Dr. Atefeh Farzindar

14:00-15:00: Value Proposition Canvas by Siamak Khorrami

15:00-17:00: Group work

Participants will be divided in groups and develop commercialization plans for assigned technologies