entrepreneurship

This free, introductory course in entrepreneurship for science and medicine is hosted by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The course, taught by Robert Altman, will explore what it takes to bring a research discovery or idea to market with a larger societal impact. Course participants will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with entrepreneurs and investors and learn how scientists can play a role in the commercialization of their research and inventions. Please use the link below for…

From the University of Chicago, Jan. 19, 2021: The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation recently launched the Compass – a first-of-its-kind deep tech accelerator program for early-stage startups and technologies. The Polsky Center will select the most promising startups and technologies out of the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and provide robust resources to help those companies get launched and be investor-ready in six months.

The Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer is sponsoring a virtual lecture series in entrepreneurship and commercialization. This series will include successful entrepreneurs, who will tell their stories about taking technologies from a lab to the market. Other topics will include innovative models for lab-industry collaboration from other DOE national laboratories. All Fermilab personnel, users, students and guest researchers are invited to participate in this series.    This webinar will take place on Dec. 16 from 2-3 p.m. CST via…

Out of an abundance of caution, we are shifting the start date of the FY20 Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Practicum to May 7.  Registration is now open at https://indico.fnal.gov/e/OPTTPracticum2020.  When the expectation is on you to find the funding for your proposal or when your focus is on invention commercialization, how do you articulate your value proposition? To communicate the value of your work, you must understand what the customer is looking for. The Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer will…