Seminar: Converting Inventions to Marketplace Innovations- Fred Kimock
This 3-part seminar series highlights key elements of programs offered by the Baker Institute, in collaboration with the Office of Research. Presentations will highlight real-world experiences and best practices associated with transitioning laboratory inventions into marketplace innovations. Subjects discussed are relevant for technical entrepreneurship, commercialization of research, and federal translational R&D programs, e.g. NSF I-Corps and SBIR/STTR. Key topics include:
- How Research and Technology enable Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Role of Technology in Value Proposition for Customers
- Designing your project narrative to increase the probability of obtaining funding
- Assessing the Readiness of your Technology for commercialization
- Effectively advancing Technology development to commercialization
- Insuring your patent has the best chance of commercial success
Graduate student researchers and engineers with competencies in these topics will differentiate themselves as employment candidates, and hit the ground running in businesses that focus on technical innovations and entrepreneurship that drive economic growth.
ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED OF ALL FULL-TIME MEM GRADUATE STUDENTS
Coffee and cookies will be served at 3:45 p.m. in Room 353 Packard Lab.
- When: 4:10 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
- Start: 8 November 2013
- End: 8 November 2013