Workshop (2)

Published at: 2016-12-24


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