Tech and Science Commercialization
Part of the Coast Capital Savings Speaker Series and SFU Innovation Speaker Series
DATE: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
TIME: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
LOCATION: SFU Segal Graduate School of Business - Room 4600
The ability to commercialize science and technology is highly challenging, but greatly needed and highly rewarding, if you do it right. Increasingly, these skills are sought after in researchers from science and tech. But how do you successfully take unproven science and tech to market? Learn how to get it right by engaging with successful entrepreneurs from science-based fields like energy, biotech, devices and more.
This session will also give an introduction to the Beedie School of Business’ Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization and the material and high quality community behind it.
Master of Ceremonies:
Professor Elicia Maine, Academic Director, Science & Technology Commercialization at Simon Fraser University
Andrew J. Rae, MBA, President and CEO, iCo Therapeutics. Inc.
“Managing Science-Based Business: Reducing the Uncertainty”
Expert panelists also include:
Jeanette Jackson, Executive-In-Residence, Foresight Cleantech Accelerator
Gabe Kalmar, Vice President Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, Genome BC
Sign In - 5:30 PM
Start Time - 6:00 PM
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.