[RETROSPECTIVE] The Université de Lyon meets with a South American delegation

On The April 19, 2023

On April 19, departments from the Université de Lyon relating to innovation and entrepreneurship (the Innovation Factory, SATT PULSALYS & the Entrepreneurship Center) took part in a workshop organized by the Université Lyon 2 as part of the TETRIS (TEchnology TransfeR Innovation Schemes in Latin America) project around innovation and technology transfer.

A South American delegation of forty academic actors from Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Panama were welcomed on the LyonTech-la Doua campus. The aim of this day, organized by the Université Lyon 2 in conjunction with the Innovation Factory, the SATT PULSALYS and the Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center, was to introduce them to the missions of these three innovation and entrepreneurship programs of the Université de Lyon and explain how they work together.

After a presentation of these three programs on the PULSALYS premises, the delegation of the TETRIS project took part in an ideation workshop hosted at the Innovation Factory. For two hours, they worked on identifying the best practices of the academic ecosystem in Lyon for the purpose of finding inspiration for their own intellectual and entrepreneurial challenges and innovation strategy. The day ended with a visit of the Innovation Factory’s FabLab.

Find out more on the TETRIS program