A "Check-list" for Commercializing Your Invention

28. June 2023 At 12.00
Tovarna podjemov, Ulica škofa maksimilijana Držečnika 6, 2000 Maribor, 1. nadstropje
Date and time
Wednesday, 28. June 2023
12.00 - 16.00 CEST
Tovarna podjemov, Ulica škofa maksimilijana Držečnika 6, 2000 Maribor, 1. nadstropje

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn what you need to know and do to take your invention from the lab to the market. Experts with years of experience in commercializing technology solutions will share the key knowledge, milestones, processes, pitfalls and tips you should not overlook if you want to successfully commercialize your invention.


Why attend?

This free four-hour workshop will give you a broader view of all the key areas you need to know. With the knowledge you gain, the path to realizing your idea will be easier, with fewer complications and a greater chance of success.




28th June, 12.00 - 16.00


A brief overview of the whole process of commercializing an invention with practical examples, Nina Dremelj, Business Angels SloveniaUsing practical examples from domestic and foreign high-tech companies, you will learn about the steps and key milestones in commercializing an invention; from the start in the lab, to market entry, raising capital for expansion, and selling the company. You will be guided along the way by Nina Dremelj, who is considered the most active technology investor in Slovenia with her own venture capital fund and successful exits.


What you shouldn't overlook when setting up a company, Ambrož Arko, Nlaw

Setting up a legal entity, which is your main means of bringing your invention to market, is a complex task. It involves properly integrating the core team into the ownership structure, properly arranging all relationships with other IP rights holders, preparing the company for the entry of investors, and much more. Nlaw, the start-up law firm, will make sure that you don't forget any of the key points.


Key points of intellectual property management, Tadej Černivec, IPRC

Proper management of your intellectual property is also considered one of the critical points in commercialization for several reasons. First, to ensure that your invention is properly protected, and second, to make your company much more valuable to a potential investor or strategic partner. Tadej Černivec, founder and director of IPRC, a specialized IP management company, will guide you through the most important elements of IP management.


Financing the commercialization through the different stages, Nina Dremelj, Business Angels of Slovenia
Money is to business what blood is to the brain. How to secure enough money through the various stages of commercialization, and from which sources, is key to ensuring that your company achieves all its goals and maximizes its value. Nina Dremelj will guide you through the different sources and timelines, tricks and tips.


Tovarna podjemov, Ulica škofa Maksimilijana Držečnika 6, 2000 Maribor, 1st floor


The workshop is free of charge. Registration is required, but spots are limited.




The program is co-financed from the Slovene Enterprise Fund and the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund. This is implemented on the basis of the Content Support for Funds Recipients (SMEs) Programme in the 2018-2023 period, under the Operational Programme for the Implementation of the European Cohesion Policy 2014-2020.


Izvedba: Mojdenar IT d.o.o.