Course: Entrepreneurship, market exploitation and planning

Title of the course: Entrepreneurship, market exploitation and planning

Lead OrganizerCNIT, GRW

Date: 9-27/6/23

Brief biography of the instructors:

  • Francescantonio Della Rosa is a Serial Entrepreneur, and Accredited Technical and Business Coach for the European Commission and Italian Trade Agency – ICE – Ministry of Economic Development. Co-founder of SiPow AS, the first silicon purification company from End of Life PV panels, Norway, and Co-founder of La Mia Energia (Italy), the First Consortium for Solar Panels Recycling Solutions, Co-founder of Radiomaze Inc (California), funded by Singularity University Labs at NASA Ames, Techstars and 500 Startups.
  • Francesco Ferrante is Full Professor of Economics. He holds a MA in Economics and Commerce, a MSC In Economic and Social Policy Analysis, a PhD in Economics (York University, UK). For several years, he has held the position of chair of BA and Master programs in Economics and of Vice Rector of his University (Job Placement and of Technology Transfer programs). Since 2013 he holds the position of scientific director of ImprendiLab, a laboratory whose mission is to support graduates’ entrepreneurship and university technology transfer.
  • Geoffroy Lerosey is the co-founder and the inventor of the concepts behind Greenerwave with Mathias Fink. He is on leave from academia to fully support the company’s development and bring his scientific expertise as CEO and CSO. Geoffroy earned an engineering degree from ESPCI Paris, a Master’s degree in electronics from Université Pierre et Marie Curie and a PhD in Physics from Université Paris Diderot. He joined University of California at Berkeley for Postdoctoral research working mainly on metamaterials and plasmonics. Coming back to France, Geoffroy was appointed by French main academic research organization CNRS in 2008 and started a group at Institut Langevin (CNRS & ESPCI Paris). Geoffroy’s research are in metamaterials and metasurfaces, time reversal and signal processing, subwavelength imaging and focusing techniques, wavefront shaping in optics and RF, photonic and phononic crystals, reverberating and locally resonant media, and span many domains of wave physics from acoustics to optics. Geoffroy has been invited more than 100 times at international conferences and has given invited seminars in many universities worldwide. His research led to 120 scientific articles, 25 patents and 2 startups.

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Time Title Instructor
June 9, 2023
10:00 – 12:00 (CET)
From academic research to entrepreneur: how to turn a concept into a product Dr. Geoffroy Lerosey
June 13, 2023
10:00 – 12:00 (CET)
From basic research to the market place: players, outputs and commercialization options.
Corporate open innovation.
University technology transfer through academic entrepreneurship: spin offs and start ups.
Prof. Francesco Ferrante
June 13, 2023
14:00 – 16:00 (CET)
Lean business planning: strategy and tools Dr. Francescantonio Della Rosa
June 14, 2023
14:00 – 16:00 (CET)
Validation of entrepreneurial projects: business opportunity Dr. Francescantonio Della Rosa
June 15, 2023
10:00 – 12:00 (CET)
The value of business ideas and the validation of entrepreneurial projects Prof. Francesco Ferrante
June 16, 2023
16:30 – 18:30 (CET)
Financing ideas – Corporate open innovation Prof. Francesco Ferrante
June 20, 2023
14:00 – 18:00 (CET)
The validation of your entrepreneurial projects: Lab Dr. Francescantonio Della Rosa
June 22, 2023
17:00 – 19:00 (CET)
The basic of business planning Prof. Francesco Ferrante
June 27, 2023
14:00 – 18:00 (CET)
Communicating your business idea: Pitch Lab Dr. Francescantonio Della Rosa