Rutgers I-Corps™ Site Program Information Session: Driving Innovation through Customer Discovery Thurs., Sept. 10, 2020 3:00 PM
This brief information session is ideal for faculty, staff, students and alumni who want to learn more about finding a market for their innovation. The session will provide an overview of:
- The I-Corps@Rutgers opportunity
- Cohort 9 application, details, & eligibility
- Feedback from prior participants of the I-Corps program
- Diversity & Inclusion efforts
- Q&A session
This virtual session will be held via Zoom.
If you can’t make it on September 10th, a second session will be held on
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 12:00 noon. REGISTER HERE
Find Funding Fast – Overview of
the PIVOT Software Tool
Wed, Sept 16, 2020, 3:00 pm
Sponsored by I-Corps@Rutgers
Learn how to use the PIVOT software to:
- Keep up-to-date with the latest funding opportunities
relevant to your research or topic area.
- Automate searches for grants
- Send funding opportunities direct to your inbox
PIVOT is available to anyone who has a Rutgers email address.
Guest Speaker: Tanya Volkert
Program Coodinator, Research & Sponsored Programs
Pro-PIVOT User & PIVOT Trainer
Register today to attend our short info session and Q&A. Please share with a friend or colleague who is also looking for funding from Federal Agencies, Non-Profits, Foundations, Corporate grants, etc!
Sept 16th, (3pm) Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/find-funding-fast-how-pivot-software-can-automate-your-funding-searches-tickets-119545871921
Patent Search 101 – September 29, 2020 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM – Register here Patent Search 101
Connie Wu, a patent information specialist for Rutgers Libraries and a former patent examiner, will share a brief overview of the patent creation process, best practices for searching patents, and how to better understand the value and novelty of your innovation. This free virtual event is open to innovators and researchers across the Rutgers community who are conducting research with commercial potential, developing prototypes, or want to learn how strong patent positions can protect their innovations.. Online event:
Virtual Office Hours with the Osage University Partners (OUP) Investment Team
OUP tech and life sciences teams are offering completely open and informal VC office hours to our partner institutions startup founders, graduate students and professors who are thinking of commercializing their research. During these sessions, OUP can answer questions on topics such as technology de-risking, product-marketing fit, fundraising, and the general startup process. To schedule a 30-minute virtual conference with an OUP team member, please complete this scheduling form . Tech team members Manny Stockman and David Dorsey and life science team members Anurag Agarwal, Margalit Haber, and Stephanie Stehman will be available from 2-4 pm EST from Tuesday-Thursday.
Funding and Accelerators:
Funding for Covid19 (Rutgers research portal) – https://researchportal.rutgers.edu/covid19-funding
OurCrowd Launches $100 Pandemic Innovation Fund.
OurCrowd, the world’s largest crowdfunded-venture investment platform, has launched of a Pandemic Innovation Fund. The Fund plans to raise $100 million for investment in urgent technological solutions for the medical, business, educational and social needs triggered by global pandemics and other health emergencies. For more information visit OurCrowd.
Startup School by Y-Combinator
- How to Write a Great Value Proposition infographic Source: Hubspot.com, written by Lindsay Kolowich
- Teaching The Next Generation Of Life Sciences Entrepreneurs Source: Life Science Leader, written by David Sable, M.D.