Prof Andras Dinnyes

IP Rights & Commercialisation Chair

BioTalentum Ltd 

Project 10

contact: andras.dinnyes@biotalentum.hu

Biography

Prof Andras Dinnyes has been working on embryology, cryobiology, cloning and stem cell biology since 1985. He has an MBA-level degree in management and many years of international experience in project and team management (he has coordinated a total of 12 FP7 projects), and creation of industrial spin-offs via his role as co-founder and director of BioTalentum Ltd. He is a professor at Szent Istvan University, Hungary and invited senior expert at Sechuan University, Chengdu, China. Prof Dinnyes has supervised 18 PhDs and 30 Postdoctoral researchers. He will be the main supervisor of ESR10 and co-supervisor of ESR4 & 12. BIOT will host secondments and provide training in industry for ESR 4, 12 & 14.

About Bio Talentum

BIOT’s scientific focus is on medical and animal biotechnologies, recently focusing on stem cell research (human, mouse, rabbit iPSCs, embryonic stem cells and cancer stem cells, 2D and 3D patient specific iPSCs-derived neuronal, cardiac and other cell types). The company’s mission is the development of novel human cellular system and animal models for biomedical research and drug testing, and to provide technical services for the pharmaceutical industry.

Biotalentum (BIOT) is an RTD intensive SME established in 2005, focused mostly on stem cell research and services, with a branch on EU project management and training. BIOT’s scientific focus is on medical and animal biotechnologies, recently focusing on stem cell research (human, mouse, rabbit iPSCs, embryonic stem cells and cancer stem cells, 2D and 3D patient specific iPSCs-derived neuronal, cardiac and other cell types). The company’s mission is the development of novel human cellular systems and animal models for biomedical research and drug testing, and to provide technical services for the pharmaceutical industry. The research team of BIOT is comprised of 22 researchers and technical personnel. In FP7, BIOT has successfully participated in 17 projects, being the scientific coordinator in 9 of those projects. BIOT runs professional courses in a number of areas of interest to researchers including Linking Science to Business, Fundraising for Research and product development: Public and private funding; national and international resources, Principles of intellectual property rights and comparison between Europe / US / Asia, Communication with media, public & policy makers, Scientific writing for papers and doctoral theses, Gender mainstreaming in science, Management of multicultural research teams, Research project management, Self-Marketing, Conflict Management, Personal Career development plan, Communication and Presentation skills, Team Leadership, Self-Management, Time Management & Organisation of the different components of a PhD project, Ethics in biomedical research, Laboratory animal technologies and animal welfare in EU projects, to name but a few.