Center for the transfer of knowledge and technologies

Grebennyk Natalya Hryhorivna

Position: Associate Professor

Degree: Candidate of Economic Sciences since 2003

Title: Associate Professor since 2005

Field of scientific interests: Entrepreneurship, small business, clustering in the economy, innovative entrepreneurship, startups

The topic of the dissertation: Organizational and economic foundations of the creation and development of small business entities in the maritime transport of Ukraine

Number of publications: About 120, of which: 5 collective monographs, 11 textbooks and training manuals, 39 articles, of which 33 are in professional publications and one is in a publication included in the Scopus scientometric database.

Main disciplines: Entrepreneurship. Small business in the marine industry. The potential and development of the enterprise. Business and startups. Business in shipping.

The Odesa Center for the Transfer of Knowledge and Technologies is a structural unit of the Odesa National University of Economics.

The goal of the Center is to create favorable conditions for the development of an innovative environment in the region.

Tasks, functions and areas of work of the Center:

Infrastructure: facilitating the creation of comfortable conditions for innovators during their work on projects (equipment, premises, communications).

Consulting: the organization of advisory support for innovators when working on projects in matters of expertise, evaluation, economics, finance, management, law, etc. (including intellectual property protection).

Commercialization: helping innovators in the process of commercializing the results of their scientific research.

Cooperation: establishment of mutually beneficial cooperation with external and internal stakeholders (researchers, businessmen, government structures, other educational institutions, etc.).

Training: organization of lectures, master classes, workshops, trainings and other meetings of innovators and teams with representatives of the Ukrainian and global innovation ecosystem.

Information: popularization of innovative activities in mass media, informing all interested persons about the work of the Center, attracting gifted researchers to innovative activities.

Interactive forms on the Center’s website provide an opportunity to:

  • for innovators: provide the general public with information about their innovative development at any stage of work;
  • for businessmen: provide innovators and scientists with a request for the development of a scientific, research or innovative product.The center provides FREE individual, targeted support to innovators in universities and support of innovative projects at all stages of development