On Wednesday, December 16, at 2 p.m. the Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer will host the second installment of the Fermilab Innovation Lecture Series entitled Science, People, Markets: How Startups Win.
Joe Aguilar, director of investment analysis and due diligence, Illinois State Treasury, and Mark Aardsma, managing partner, First Leaf Capital, LLC, will discuss the factors that help lab discoveries become products embraced by the market. In addition to presenting their perspectives, they will engage in a Q&A with Fermilab attendees regarding:
- How do you identify the commercial potential of new technology?
- What should you consider when forming your team? What skillsets are necessary? What roles make sense?
- What should you learn about potential customers before you commit to a strategy?
- What resources are available to entrepreneurs in Illinois?
Registration will be open until meeting start time.
Questions? Contact Laura Rogas, x6966.