technology transfer

Feb. 16 – 12 p.m. – Info Session: Polsky I-Corps Program Spring 2021: The Polsky Center I-Corps program empowers UChicago scientists, researchers, and students to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship and how to test the potential of their ideas. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the program is designed for teams working on projects related to the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. Teams are not required to have previous experience in business or entrepreneurship. Register for the info…

The Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer is sponsoring a virtual lecture series in entrepreneurship and commercialization, The Fermilab Innovation Lecture Series. All Fermilab personnel, users, students, and guest researchers are invited to participate in this series. The next installment of the series will take place on Feb. 2 from 3-4 p.m. CST via Zoom. Register here for “Sandia’s Integrated Partnerships Organization and Innovation Ecosystem” The coronavirus pandemic is a “top of mind” issue for all of us. Scientists and…

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…

An important part of the new vision for IARC at Fermilab is increasing regional engagement – capturing activities that bring regional institutions together to exchange information and resources and increase our collective impact. As an early step toward this new vision, Fermilab, along with University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, hosted an online workshop on Nov. 9 focusing on strategic opportunities to collaborate on artificial intelligence research: “Partnering to Advance AI Research & Development.”

APPLICATION: 2020-21 POLSKY CENTER I-CORPS PROGRAM The Polsky Center I-Corps Program is a National Science Foundation-funded entrepreneurial program for teams working on ideas in the science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) fields. Teams including faculty, students, staff and alumni from the University of Chicago, partner institutions, and regional universities may apply for the program. No previous business or entrepreneurship experience is required. Team eligibility requirements include: a minimum of two teammates, co-located in the Chicagoland region, who are committed to attending all…

“What is the practical application of your research?” This question is frequently asked of particle physicists. In this talk, Fermilab scientist Jennifer Raaf presents a few practical medical applications that have been enabled by fundamental scientific research undertaken by Fermilab employees. In particular, the talk focuses on a novel ventilator called the Mechanical Ventilator Milano, which was developed for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

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. Additional webinar topics will be announced soon. The first webinar will take place on…