The Lean Professor Programme

05 Oct 2015

Turn your Research into value 

Our society is facing challenging and complex problems that need to be urgently addressed. There is no doubt that you, in your role as a scientist, are key to solving these issues. However, if you want to valorise your knowledge by developing and implementing innovative solutions, you need support from governments, commercial businesses and research partners.

Course benefits 

The Lean Professor Programme supports you to turn your research into value and have a high impact on society. Start your transition, become a Lean Scientist!

 During these three days we will provide you with inspirational speakers, dynamic workshops, and new tools and skills, to help you. 

Become a Lean professor

Become a Lean professor

  • Have a more innovative attitude towards your research
  • Identify market demands and opportunities for your research
  • Transfer your knowledge into innovation (i.e. valorisation)
  • Connect with businesses for better public-private partnerships
  • Support your local university in knowledge transfer
  • Boost your entrepreneurial spirit

Event schedule 

Day 1          The innovation process: where science and business meet

Day 2         How Lean are you? A different perspective on your research

Day 3         Pitch! The secret to presenting your ideas powerfully


The Lean Professor Programme is free of charge for selected Climate-KIC professors, including meals and hotel. Travel costs are not covered.


You can register via our online Application form


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