The Chicago Innovation Exchange presents “Opportunities in Commercializing Innovation” on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.
The program takes place in the Building 446 Auditorium. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. with the program beginning at 12 p.m.
Researchers will have the opportunity to learn about commercializing early stage technology and the role postdoctoral researchers play in the process.
The program will include an overview of several experiential learning programs offered through the Chicago Innovation Exchange. Researchers will have the opportunity to meet with Program Managers to learn about the Lab-Corps Entrepreneurial Lead Position and the Innovation Fund Associates Program.
|Lunch Served||11:45 a.m.||Lunch will be served.|
|Introduction||12 p.m.||Josh Bergerson, President, Postdoctoral Society of Argonne|
|Commercializing Innovation||12:05 – 12:30 p.m.||Jason Pariso (Director, The University of Chicago Innovation Fund) will discuss postdoctoral researchers role in commercializing technologies|
|Innovation Fund Associates Overview||12:30 – 12:35 p.m.||Jason will discuss the IFA program.|
|IFA Experience||12:35 – 12:40 p.m.||Diego Fazi, Argonne Innovation Program Coordinator and Postdoc Alumni will discuss his experience as an Innovation Fund Associate.|
|Lab-Corps||12:40 – 12:45 p.m.||David McCallum, Argonne Business Capture Manager will discuss the Lab-Corps Program.|
|Q&A||12:45 – 1 p.m.||Open Question and Answer period|