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2017 Workshops

11th IGSSE Forum – Workshop Sessions

To give you a first idea of the workshops´ content, please read the short descriptions below. These might help you to choose the most interesting workshop for you. You have to select your choice at the registration website. IGSSE is doing its best to fulfill your preferences but for organizational purposes workshops have to be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

In case of organizatorial questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with event manager Maya Schmitt, in case of questions regarding the content, please get in touch with Jo-Anna Küster.

The list is compiled according to morning session and afternoon session. Please note that the morning workshops no. 4-8 (morning) will be offered in the afternoon as well (no. 5-9) and have the same content.

Morning

1. Startup: Progressing from science to entrepreneurship

2. Career paths at German universities of applied sciences

3. From research to innovation - careers in industrial R&D

4. European research funding: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

5. Careers at non-university research institutions in Germany 

6. Career paths in science journalism and science communication

7. How to consolidate an international research career

8. From research to business: Entrepreneurship as a career opportunity

Afternoon

1. Troubleshooter between two worlds: perspectives in Science Management

2. Patentprüfer/in am Deutschen Patent- und Markenamt (in German)

3. Postdoctoral funding opportunities of the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFor)

4. Career paths at a global player (Wacker)

5. European research funding: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

6. Careers at non-university research institutions in Germany

7. Career paths in science journalism and science communication

8. How to consolidate an international research career

9. From research to business: Entrepreneurship as a career opportunity

Morning session

1. Startup: Progressing from science to entrepreneurship

Trainer: Dr. Oliver Trinchera (Managing Director, Kinexon)

    • How to create impact: Entrepreneurial opportunities for scientists
    • How to master the evolution of idea, technology, product, and business case.
    • Prerequisites for entrepreneurs
    • From idea to business: The case study of KINEXON, a full-stack tech company that emerged from TUM

    2. Career paths at German universities of applied sciences

    Trainer: Claus Lange (UAS7, Managing Director), Prof. Elke Wolf (Munich University of Applied Science)

    • German universities of applied sciences landscape
    • How-to´s of pursuing a professorship at a university of applied sciences
    • Case study tba

    3. From research to innovation - careers in industrial R&D

    Trainer: Dr. Carlos Härtel/GE (CTO & Chief Innovation Officer, GE Europe)

    • Success factors in industrial R&D
    • Managing R&D projects for product impact

    4. European research funding: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

    Trainer: Felix Beckendorf (Program coordinator at DLR, project executing organization for BMBF)

    • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships – what is it all about?
    • How to write a successful proposal in MSC
    • General hints on proposal writing

    5. Careers at non-university research institutions in Germany

    Trainer: Dr. Anke Soemer (Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Human resources development)

    • Overview: Non-university research institutions in Germany
    • Mission, structure and funding of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
    • Career development at Fraunhofer
    • How to apply
    • Further career options in the German research system
    • Check your career opportunities

    6. Career paths in science journalism and science communication

    Trainer: Dr. Jan-Martin Wiarda (Zeit Online author, freelance science journalist)

    • Overview of the changing media landscape
    • How the change of the media landscape affects the career options in science journalism
    • Growing importance and the professionalization of science communication
    • Ways into science journalism and science communication

    7. How to consolidate an international research career

    Trainer: Dr. Thomas Koch (academicfutures)

    Taking an international perspective, the workshop

    • addresses the particularities of conducting research in higher education institutions
    • explores essential management skills to become an independent researcher
    • raises strategic issues in career development
    • helps to assess the individual current position
    • helps to identify career options for researchers within but also beyond academia

    8. From research to business: Entrepreneurship as a career opportunity

    Trainer: Dr. Annette Leonhard-MacDonald (CEO, Leonhard-MacDonald Ventures GmbH)

    Understand the key components of starting a business

    • Understand the basics of commercialization
    • Learn how to make a business case
    • Understand which elements are vital in a pitch to stakeholders and investors

    Afternoon session

    1. Troubleshooter between two worlds: perspectives of and in Science Management

    Trainer: Dr. Markus Zanner (Chancellor, University of Bayreuth), Dr. Christiane Wüllner (Managing Director, RUB Research School)

    • From science to management in university contexts – personal perspectives
    • Aspects of science management (tasks, career paths)
    • Prerequisites for a successful science manager
    • Selection of candidates for science managers in universities/ case studies

    2. Fortschritt täglich erleben – als Patentprüfer/in am Deutschen Patent- und Markenamt (in German)

    Trainer: Dr. Rolf Brucksch (DPMA, Patentprüfer)

    • Fachliche und persönliche Voraussetzungen für erfolgreiche Patentprüfer/innen
    • Fallbeispiele/ Übungen
    • Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten am Deutschen Patent- und Markenamt

    3. Postdoctoral funding opportunities of the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFor)

    Trainer: Dr. Panteleïmon Panagiotou (BayFor Head of Unit Information & Communication Technologies, Engineering & Natural Sciences), Gabriela Blumberger (BayFor, Scientific Officer)

    • Aims and structure of BayFor, its networks BayFia/EEN and funds
    • European funding (Horizon 2020)
      • Proposal setup (topic, consortia, concept, proposal, submission)
      • Support for applications
      • Lessons learned
    • Dissemination/Press & Public Relation
    • Case study: INNOVIP

    4. Career paths at a global player (Wacker)/ Field trip

    Trainer: Markus Huber, Dr. von Zumbusch (Vice President Engineering, Wacker Silicones) Dr. Johannes Wiedemann (Director, Sales & Technology)

    • Talent management at Wacker Chemie (in German)
    • Meeting senior managers (Dr. von Zumbusch, Dr. Wiedemann and others) and trainees (in English)

    5. European research funding: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

    Trainer: Felix Beckendorf (Program coordinator at DLR, project executing organization for BMBF)

    • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships – what is it all about?
    • How to write a successful proposal in MSC
    • General hints on proposal writing

    6. Careers at non-university research institutions in Germany

    Trainer: Dr. Anke Soemer (Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Human resources development)

    • Overview: Non-university research institutions in Germany
    • Mission, structure and funding of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
    • Career development at Fraunhofer
    • How to apply
    • Further career options in the German research system
    • Check your career opportunities

    7. Career paths in science journalism and science communication

    Trainer: Dr. Jan-Martin Wiarda (Zeit Online author, freelance science journalist)

    • Overview of the changing media landscape
    • How the change of the media landscape affects the career options in science journalism
    • Growing importance and the professionalization of science communication
    • Ways into science journalism and science communication

    8. How to consolidate an international research career

    Trainer: Dr. Thomas Koch (academicfutures)

    Taking an international perspective, the workshop

    • addresses the particularities of conducting research in higher education institutions
    • explores essential management skills to become an independent researcher
    • raises strategic issues in career development
    • helps to assess the individual current position
    • helps to identify career options for researchers within but also beyond academia

    9. From research to business: Entrepreneurship as a career opportunity

    Trainer: Dr. Annette Leonhard-MacDonald (CEO, Leonhard-MacDonald Ventures GmbH)

    • Understand the key components of starting a business
    • Understand the basics of commercialization
    • Learn how to make a business case
    • Understand which elements are vital in a pitch to stakeholders and investors
    01-01-1970
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    IGSSE Forum 2017

    29-31 May 2017, TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach, Burghausen

    IGSSE setup of interdisciplinary research in project teams
    16.05.17

    Apply now: 12th call for proposals

    IGSSE supports up to 10 new project teams

    Call closes 2 July 2017

    14.05.17

    Climate-KIC: Join the PhD Catapult

    Two-week thematic summer schools across Europe

    04.05.17

    IAS Symposium: Selected topics in science and technology

    8-10 May 2017, IAS Building, Garching Campus

    03.05.17

    PhD position in project team INTERACT

    Deadline for applications 15 June 2017

    02.05.17

    IAS Coffee Talk with PTL Florian Praetorius

    3 May 2017, 1 pm, TUM IAS Building, Garching Campus

    14.02.17

    IGSSE Forum 2017

    29-31 May 2017, TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach, Burghausen

    05.06.16

    10th IGSSE Forum

    Smart cooperation - science and technology in, with and for society

    15.12.15

    The Science of Cooking

    Doctoral Candidates explore the Secrets of a great Dinner

    26.11.15

    ATUMS@IGSSE

    Having heard of a great Canadian Kick-Off Meeting, everyone at IGSSE was thrilled to welcome the...

    20.11.15

    Breakfast at IGSSE´s

    Meet the IGSSE team every other month! All the things IGSSE members wanted to asked but never dared...

    13.10.15

    Save the Date: Canadian ATUMS Speaker on "Global Science- Global Career"

    26. November 2015, 6-8 pm, IAS Faculty Club, Garching Campus

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    Tuesday, 02. May 2017
    IAS Coffee Talk with PTL Florian Praetorius
    3 May 2017, 1 pm, TUM IAS Building, Garching Campus
    Thursday, 04. May 2017
    IAS Symposium: Selected topics in science and technology
    8-10 May 2017, IAS Building, Garching Campus
    Wednesday, 10. May 2017
    Project team ROLITOS in a German documentary
    10 May 2017, 11.30 pm Suedwestrundfunk (TV) 30 May 2017, 10.30 pm Bayerischer Rundfunk (TV)
    Sunday, 14. May 2017
    Climate-KIC: Join the PhD Catapult
    Two-week thematic summer schools across Europe
    Monday, 15. May 2017
    Apply now: 12th call for proposals
    IGSSE supports up to 10 new project teams Call closes 2 July 2017
    Wednesday, 17. May 2017
    Podiumsdiskussion: Frauenförderung - Quo vadis?
    17. Mai 2017, 14- 16 Uhr, Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, Weidenbach
    Friday, 19. May 2017
    Tuesday, 23. May 2017
    Monday, 29. May 2017
    IGSSE Forum 2017
    29-31 May 2017, TUM Science and Study Center Raitenhaslach, Burghausen