Meeting was held at the BEU with a delegation of South Korea that participated in the joint project between ANAS High Technology Park and Science and Technology Policy Institute of South Korea named “Technology transfer and Promoting the commercialization of science in Azerbaijan”.
Havar Mammadov, Rector of the university, gave detailed information about the activities, achievements and targets of the university. Noting the importance of the development of BEU in the entrepreneurial university model, the rector highly appreciated the use of Korean experience in this field and the cooperation with Science and Technology Policy Institute of South Korea. Speaking about the relations with universities in South Korea, Havar Mammadov has emphasized that he expects positive results from the participation of BEU in the "Technology transfer and Promoting the commercialization of science in Azerbaijan" project.
Then, representatives of International Innovation Cooperation Center of STEPI, Eun Yo Kim, head of training groups, So Hyun, project coordinator, Yong In Joi, professor of Hanbat University, provided an information about the current status of technology transfer ecosystems in Azerbaijan, discussions on cooperation with organizations operating in this field, South Korean experience in the area of technology transfer and the commercialization of science, and possible perspectives of the project. It has been pointed out that it is significant to evaluate the current status of situation for the development of innovation ecosystem in Azerbaijan and discuss the cooperation with the organizations operating in this field
Moreover, assoc.prof. Manafaddin Namazov, Vice-rector for International Relations, and assoc.prof. Isa Gasimov, Head of Technopark, attended the meeting. It should be noted that Isa Gasimov, Head of Technopark, represents BEU as an expert in the project named “Technology transfer and Promoting the commercialization of science in Azerbaijan”. In the future, it is considered to involve the other employees of BEU in the project.
After the meeting, university delegation got acquainted with the scientific-research resources and technopark of the university.