Pierre Ollivier and Philippe Simon each earned a EuKTS certification at the EXPERT level (the highest of three certified levels). Following examination by an international jury, both Winnotek partners were recognized for the density, quality and relevance of their professional expertise in the disciplines of technology transfer and knowledge management (KTT, « Knowledge Technology Transfer »).

EuKTS – European Knowledge Transfer Society, is empowered to offer professional training and grant certifications at international levels, in the domains of technology and knowledge transfer. Three certification levels are recognized: Basic (« EuKTS Associate »), Intermediate (« EuKTS Professional »); Advanced (« EuKTS Expert »). The EuKTS certification is valid for three years.

Certification criteria and conditions to comply with in order to earn certification are spelled out on the website EuKTS.