Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Non-commercial announcement Heidelberg Innovation Forum

This is an invitation to the eighth Heidelberg Innovation Forum - Europe's innovative convention for the commercialisation and financing of IT research projects. Since 2005 transfer business has been successfully realised in spin-offs, licensing business and public-private R&D-partnerships. Apply now and find business partners at the Heidelberg Innovation Forum for
-Start-up financing
-R&D collaboration

Until 1 June 2009, R&D results close to market and business ideas focussing on Visual Computing, Simulation & Digital Media can be submitted. Examples for fields of research and application:
-Computer Vision
-Pattern Recognition/Visual Learning
-Visual Sensor Technology
-Modelling & Computational Geometry
-Virtual/Augmented Reality
-Visualization/Interactive Visual Analysis
-Digital Media
-Games, Animation, 3D
-Applications for eHealth & Life Sciences

You can find more information on the event at You can submit proposals until 1 June 2009. The reply form is available at

The Heidelberg Innovation Forum, taking place on 20 October 2009, is organised by MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH in collaboration with the European Media Laboratory, established by SAP co-founder Dr h c Klaus Tschira.

Each proposal selected will receive 10 minutes to present the idea in front of investors and decision makers. During the breaks after each panel there will be the opportunity to "Meet the Panellists" and engage in transfer business.

Top industry representatives and researchers are expected to attend. The venues will be the tradition-steeped Studio at Villa Bosch close to Heidelberg Castle and Palais Prinz Carl in Heidelberg's old town.

Contact: i.A. Christof Lechner, Project Manager Innovation Competence
MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH
Innovationsagentur des Landes für Informationstechnologie und Medien /
Public Innovation Agency for Information Technology and Media

Breitscheidstrasse 4, D-70174 Stuttgart
Tel. / Phone +49(0)711-90715-352, Fax +49(0)711-90715-350;;

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