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Eurodoc Conference 2022 ~ Building a Bridge Between Research and Business




Hereby we would like to invite Eurodoc members (National Associations), as well as Working Groups representatives, Officers, and Open Science Ambassadors to propose presentations to Eurodoc Conference 2022 "Building a bridge between research and business" which will be held online on 18- 19 May 2022.

The Conference is organized by the Lithuanian Society of Young Researchers and the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc). The conference will focus on overlapping fields in research and business and how to transfer knowledge and skill between these areas. There are 7 l sessions, they are divided into presentation and discussion sessions (please see below particular sessions). That means that we will ask to give a presentation or take part in a discussion (approximately 20 minutes).

Conference sessions:

Field: #1 Finance - Finding your funding (discussion)

  • How to find and apply for funding?

Field: #2 Law - Knowing your legal rights as a researcher (presentation)

  • Research copyright and property rights.

  • Research and PhD candidate/postdoc contracts: are they equal?

Field: #3 Administration (Management) - Understanding the environment you are working in (presentation)

  • How administration structure works on your data, time, resources, and teams.

Field: #4 Supply - Supply chain models (discussion)

  • How do we understand the scientific supply chain (accessing knowledge and research facilities)?

  • The movement of resources, ideas, and expertise.

Field: #5 Human Resources - Acquiring skills to succeed in research and business (discussion)

  • Human resources are the set of people who make up the workforce of an organisation, business sector, industry, or economy.

  • What skills are sought after in all sectors?

Field: #6 Production - Beta-testing your product and market analysis

  • Bringing research output to society (from research to business).

Field: #7 Sales - Scientific product marketing and sales. (discussion)

  • How will my research product make an impact? Science commercialisation: sales methods, techniques, and competition.

  • Small and big sales strategies.

If you or your organization would be interested in giving a presentation or take part in discussion at the conference, please send your proposed area of presentation or area of speaking (250–300 words), together with the speaker's contact details to the Eurodoc Conference 2022 coordinator Barbora Lekesyte (barboralek@gmail.com).

The deadline for abstract proposals is 29 April 2022. As we can only include one contribution per section from Eurodoc members in the conference program, a selection will be made by the organizers and the Eurodoc board. Notification about accepted papers will be given at the beginning of May 2022.

For more information about the conference, follow the Conference website. Registration is open now!

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