The first edition of Spinoff Bulgaria Conference offers an exciting opportunity for business, academia, investors, healthcare and government stakeholders to get together and discuss the future of innovation. The programme consists of plenary sessions with Q&As, panels and active networking and matchmaking opportunities.

Inspirational Talks

Hear from world leading experts on spinoff innovation and technology transfer


Likeminded Peers

Meet with likeminded peers and network with key opinion leaders


Expert Insights

Learn about best practices of innovation commercialisation from renowned experts


Business Opportunities

Increase your prospective clients, find business and investment opportunities


Why this is possible Event Organizers

AI Cluster Bulgaria

Health & Life Sciences Cluster

Venrize Ltd.


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SCHEDULE DETAILS Program Spinoff Conference ‘2023

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28 September 2023

09:00 - 09:30 Keynote

Opening Keynote - Official Guest Speaker (Senior Government Stakeholders)

09:30 - 10:20 Panel

"Navigating EU Acts and Regulations for Spinoff Success" (AI Act, Chips Act, Data Health Act, NIS2)

10:00 - 12:00 Workshops

Tech Transfer in Practice

Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities of Commercializing Research through Spinoff Ventures

10:20 - 11:20 Panel

Chips for the Health Industry

11:20 - 11:40

Coffee break

11:40 - 12:20 Panel

"From Vision to Reality: Open dialogue for Europe's Digital Decade"

Moderator: Gergana Passy - Digital Champion of Bulgaria, President PanEuropa Bulgaria

12:20 - 12:40 Keynote

From Belgium Embassy

12:40 - 13:10 Panel

"Leading the Charge: Spinoff Success Stories and the EU Champions Driving Innovation"

13:10 - 14:10

Lunch Break

14:10 - 14:50 Workshops

Building a Strong Foundation: Exploring the Intersection of Spinoff and Infrastructure

14:50 - 15:20 Panel

"Protecting Innovation: The Role of Patents and IP in Spinoff Success"

15:20 - 16:00 Keynote

"Securing the Digital Frontier: Exploring Cybersecurity and Defense Innovations"

16:00 - 16:40 Panel

"Uncovering the Gems: Spinoff Opportunities and Hidden Innovations in Central and Eastern Europe. Academy insait"

16:40 - 17:00

Coffee break

17:00 - 17:40 Panel

"The Promise and Perils of Deep Tech: Ethical Considerations for Technological Progress"

17:40 - 18:30 Panel

Ceremony The best Spinoff for 2022

18:30 - 18:40 Closing remarks

Closing remarks

19:00 - 21:00 SIDE EVENT


29 September 2023

09:00 - 09:30 Keynote

Opening Keynote - Official Guest Speaker (Senior Government Stakeholders)

09:30 - 10:30 Panel

"Breaking Barriers: Women Driving Innovation and Spinoff Success in Deep Tech"

10:00 - 12:00 Workshops

The Power of Spinoff and Science PR Publications

Translating Science into Success

10:30 - 11:10 Panel

"Collaborating for Success: The Power of Multidisciplinary Spinoffs in Driving Innovation and Impact"

11:10 - 12:00 Panel

"Accelerating Growth: Exploring the Synergies Between Spinoff and the Best Accelerator Programs"

12:00 - 12:20

Coffee break

12:00 - 13:30 Workshop

AI Master Class

Provided by members of the AI Cluster Bulgaria

12:20 - 13:00 Panel

Unlocking the Potential: The Intersection of Spinoff and Investment for Innovation and Growth" / Investors

13:00 - 13:40 Panel

European National Funds for Technology Transfer

13:40 - 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:30 Workshop

Protecting Innovation. Patents and IP in Spinoff

The Role of Patents and IP in Spinoff Success

14:30 - 15:10 Panel

"From Idea to Reality: The Journey of Spinoffs in Today's Innovation Ecosystem"

15:10 - 15:50 Panel

"Leading the Charge: Spinoff Success Stories and the EU Champions Driving Innovation"

15:50 - 16:10

Coffee Break

16:10 - 16:50 Panel

"Transforming Tomorrow: Exploring the Role of Spinoff and the Tools of the Future in Driving Innovation"

16:50 - 17:30 Panel

"Building Bridges: The Connection between Spinoff Opportunities and the Growing Innovation Ecosystem in Central and Eastern Europe"

17:30 - 17:45 Final

Closing remarks

19:00 - 21:00 SIDE EVENT

Women in deep tech - Round table

Program Topics

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