The Innovation Engagement Speaker Series at Jefferson is aimed at exploring multiple aspects of innovation as it is developing at Jefferson and beyond. The focus includes local, regional and national perspectives, with topics ranging from start-up challenges, innovation across the Jefferson enterprise and venture capital, to prototype generation. The series will also expose participants to opportunities that are emerging in their respective areas. Whether you are a clinician, researcher, nascent inventor, entrepreneur or just a curious mind, attendees will walk away with something of value.
Lunch will be served.
This event is open to all.
If you can't make it in person, be sure to stream LIVE here. Sessions will be uploaded within a week to YouTube.
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January 24 - Venture Philanthropy: A Funding Methodology to Cure Alzheimer's
Speaker: Tim Armour, President & CEO, Cure Alzheimer's Fund
January 31 - "I Didn't Know I Could Protect That": Leveraging Intellectural Property Beyond Utility Patents
Speaker: Brain Landry, Partner & Vice-Chair, Intellectural Property Practice Group, Saul Ewing
February 7 - Trends in Startup Clusters from Around the World
Speaker: Chris Wink, Cofounder, CEO & Publisher, Technical.ly
February 14 - Shaping the Future of Health Care through Better Design
Speaker: Bon Ku, Assistant Dean for Health and Design, Associate Professor SKMC, Founder & Director of JeffDesign, Jefferson Health Design Lab, Thomas Jefferson University
February 21 - Building Bridges from Tongue to Brain: Pons Varolii and PoNS™ Treatment
Speaker: Jonathan Sackier, CMO, Phil Deschamps , President & CEO, Helius Medical Technologies
March 7 -Intellectual Property - The New Global Currency
Speaker: Osagie Imasogie, Senior Managing Partner & Founder, PiPV Capital
March 21 - How to Successfully Innovate: Creating Breakthrough Collaborative Interactions
Speaker: Les Sztandera, PhD, Professor, Computational Intelligence, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering, and Commerce, Thomas Jefferson University
March 28 - Foundation for the National Institutes of Health - Advancing Breakthrough Biomedical Discoveries: Who We Are, How We Do It
Speaker: Maria Freire, PhD, President and Executive Director, Foundation for the National Institues of Health
April 4 - Seeing Into the Future: Innovation in Ophthalmology: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond
Speaker: Julia Haller, MD, Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Wills Eye Hospital
April 11 - Angel Seed and Venture Capital: A 2019 Snapshot
Speaker: Barbara Schilberg, Managing Director & CEO, BioAdvance