HZDR Innovators Club
As a member of the HZDR Innovators Club, alumni and interested parties from business and industry have the opportunity to actively shape the transfer of knowledge among the expert network and the HZDR. With the DAAD funded project called TrAIN - Train Alumni from Industry for NEXT Gens - we are able to built a network out of international alumni which are intrested in cooperation with the HZDR in the first step.
- TrAIN project, enables HZDR to further develop and expand international partnerships. As part of the project planned for 2022 and 2023, HZDR alumni from 12 countries will receive technical and methodological training on innovation management and entrepreneurial thinking in a varied five-day event.
- This forms the basis for tandems of international and regional alumni with innovation managers and scientists from the HZDR to strengthen the network.
- With access to current developments in a wide range of research topics and integration into the attractive network, the commitment of the "Experts in Industry" receives a significant personal benefit.
Benefits and Results for Transfer
- Exchange with industry professionals
- Access to industry knowledge and market-relevant information
- Expanding one's own networks in the direction of business and science
- Finding expert guidance, support and partnership
- Growing together with the industry
- Distribution of information to an interesting target group
Benefits and Results for Alumni
- Support the alma mater with its expertise, specific support for scientists and the transfer team.
- Encourage the implementation of research results and shaping future by supporting innovation projects and contributing knowledge.
- Network expansion: making new contacts through events and various exchange formats and stay in touch with each other and with the alma mater.
- Receiving insights into current research topics and staying up-to-date can make an impact for the own professional position, the company or even the country. Further training and qualification opportunities support personal careers.
The TrAIN project is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and is executed by HR, Postdoc Center and the Department of Technology Transfer and Innovation.