A sponsorship agreement was signed between TTU and The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation in Mektory
On Thursday, August 4, the rector of TTU, Mr Jaak Aaviksoo and the co-founder and chairman of The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation signed a sponsorship agreement at TTU Mektory.
Also a roundtable and a discussion on future cooperation took place.
Head of the TTU Centre for Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Rain Ottis gave an overview of cyber security activities in TTU (for example „Locked Shields“).
International marketing coordinator Liisi Järve introduced the international studying possibilities and Maria Torm from the TTU Open University gave an overview of the International summer schools in TTU.
A longer introduction regarding the start-up ecosystem at TTU and the Prototron Fund took place. Kristina Piliste and Anu Oks introduced the activities in that field in Mektory and Jaak Raie talked about Science Park Tehnopol and the Prototron Fund.
Harry Huge also met the start-ups in Mektory during the house tour.
Kersti Peekma gave an overview of the TTU spin-offs and intellectual property portfolio. This was one of the key topics during the meeting since The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation is partly funding the TTU Prototron round this year.
The presentations were finished by professor Mart Min whose presentation focused on modern medical and technical monitoring.
Harry Huge is co-founder and chairman of The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation. Mr. Huge practices law nationally and internationally in the areas of commercial litigation in federal and state courts, international business and transaction law, corporate matters, including securities, venture capital, biotechnology, communication, and investment transactions.
The Harry & Reba Huge Foundation is a non-profit providing scholarships and opportunities for student scholars with the drive and potential to be leaders. Through international student and professional exchange and development programs, students, donors, and teachers are given the chance to expand their view and excel. Students receive unparalleled personal attention from the Foundation's founders and leaders, funds that assist with or pay for their education, and the opportunity to bridge their home culture and experiences with different ones across the world. Together, it means that students are given an even rarer chance - to make a difference.
More information: http://www.thehugefoundation.org/about
Harry Huge is an ESTOphile, he is interested in the cooperation with Estonian Universities and willing to stand for wellbeing of Estonian innovation, science and research and entrepreneurship.