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University of Belgrade

University of Belgrade

Serbia

www.ctt.bg.ac.rs

 


The University of Belgrade is the premier research and higher education institution in the Republic of Serbia. With 90,000 students, 5,000 senior and junior teaching staff, 31 Faculties and 11 Research institutes, it is the largest university in Serbia and Western Balkans.

Besides being an educational institution with a long tradition, the University of Belgrade has been the scientific support to Serbian economy for decades. In addition to educational and scientific work, the University had been solving problems, not only of adopting and developing new technologies in industry, construction, and agriculture, but also of the harmonization of socio-economic relations, culture, education or anything else that required the engagement of the highest creative and scientific potential.

The University of Belgrade has acknowledged the importance of investment in its intellectual potential and protection of results of scientific research, as one of the foremost prerequisites for further successful development.

In an effort to substantially contribute to the development of a national innovation system and the creation of an economy and society based on knowledge, the University of Belgrade has founded the Center for Technology Transfer (www.ctt.bg.ac.rs), primarily for the purpose of identification, protection and commercialization of R&D results of the University of Belgrade.

Primary goals and tasks of the University Center for Technology Transfer are:

  • Improving the possibilities for efficient and effective implementation of scientific and research results achieved at the University, with the goal of developing the economy and the society,
  • Encouraging the transfer of knowledge between the University and the economy,
  • Support for the placement of new technologies and innovations,
  • Linking relevant subjects, establishing a network and collaboration with the aim of intensifying the technology transfer,
  • Developing knowledge and skill in the protection and use of patents and other forms of intellectual property in the process of technology transfer,
  • Strengthening the awareness about intellectual property and the capacity for technology transfer at the University,
  • Providing general information on intellectual property,
  • Expertise and support in drafting feasibility studies in the fields of economy and technology, as well as the assessment of the value and total potential in the use of patents,
  • Help in establishing new innovation centers, incubators and business and technology parks which are founded by the University and the faculties that are part of the University.