Tomas Bata University in Zlín

Education activities

In 2023, the Technology Transfer Center implemented the following seminars for students and employees of TBU in Zlín:

On 24 October 2023, an educational seminar “Optimization of intellectual property management of TBU in Zlín in terms of ensuring its powerful legal protection and effective commercialization” was held on 24 October 2023 on the ground of the implementation of the Strategic Intention of the University 21+ and the Activity of the Plan of Realization of the Strategic Intention of TBU for 2023. The seminar was attended by 41 participants. On 14 November 2023, another seminar “Resolution of intellectual property disputes” was held with 30 participants.

The TTC team also held an educational seminar “Protection of intellectual property and settlement of disputes” for students of FMK TBU in Zlín. The seminar took place on 22 November 2023 at the FMK and a total of 29 students took part in the seminar.

TTC also plays an important role in impact of TBU in Zlín onto the region’s activities. Operation of TTC is directed to the field of applied research, protection of industrial rights, technology transfer and use of innovation. TTC is an important link between TBU and industrial practice. Professional and consulting services of TTC can be used by TBU employees as well as by companies and entrepreneurs in the region. In 2023, TUB in Zlín, through the Technology Transfer Center, participated in the IV. of the TRANSFERA TECHNOLOGY DAY 2023 competition, which was organized by the association, which the TBU in Zlín is a member of through TTC. Two technologies created by the Tomas Bata University in Zlín (UNI, CPS) were nominated for the finals (UNI, CPS); their solvers received the Certificate “Finalist of TRANSFER TECHNOLOGY DAY 2023”, which is a sign of quality and will help with their application in practice, visibility and securing future financial support. The goal of the event was to connect Czech science and technology resources with the business community and create suitable conditions for their cooperation.

TBU in Zlín, through TTC, also participated in the competition for the INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 2023 Award, which has been announced regularly since 1996 by the Association of Innovative Business of the Czech Republic. The Innovation of the Year 2023 Honorary Award went to the Volleyball ball, whose construction and design proposal was created with the support of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic as part of the comprehensive Commercialization project at the Tomas Bata University in Zlín II (TP01010006). This project for TBU was won by the Center for Technology Transfer, which also contributed to the transfer of knowledge created from research to production. The company GALA a.s. Prostějov became the manufacturer of the Volleyball ball, based on the Agreement for assignment of the rights between TBU in Zlín and GALA a.s


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