Learn to take your idea from discovery to commercialization

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On January 23, 2023

Join technology transfer and economic development for a lunch-and-learn seminar series beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1. The series will consist of six short topic-specific presentations and discussions that focus on the steps needed to take your idea from discovery to commercialization.

Open to all faculty and graduate students, seminars will be held noon-1 p.m. every other Wednesday, beginning Feb. 1 in the Meramec Room of the Havener Center. This seminar series will provide important background information for those interested in competing in the I-Corps program.

Topics include:

  • Feb. 1 – Intellectual property essentials: disclosure through patent protection.
  • Feb. 8 – Commercialization basics: value creation through commercialization team.
  • Feb. 22 – Uncovering the real marketing problem: interviewing for insight, not for sales.
  • March 8 – Licensing essentials.
  • March 22 – Startup basics: team to the business’s legal structure.
  • April 5 – Funding your venture: Small Business Innovation Research to angel investors to venture capital.

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