The ambition of the Technical university of Košice is to be the central hub of the regional innovation ecosystem development based on internationally comparable outcomes in science, research and development in cooperation with industry. To reach this aim the existence of institutional platform is needed. This platform allows to create and facilitate transfer of new innovative ideas into practice. The central point of this platform is the university science park Technicom as an ecosystem integrating businesses, education, research and development. Start-up center TUKE and Incubator TUKE as well as Intellectual property rights department offer a broad spectrum of consultancies and advices. This platform gives our students, professors and people outside of the university great opportunity to make their professional dreams happen.
About the speaker:
Anton Čižmár graduated at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava in 1980. During next period he has worked at the Technical university of Košice. His research is oriented to the field of digital modulation techniques and man machine communications. He held several academic positions as dean of the faculty, vice-rector of the university and in the period of 2007-2015 as rector of the university. Currently he manages at the university areas of innovation and technology transfer as its vice-rector.