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RU Fundable: Raising Money for your StartupWednesday, February 20, 2013
6:30 PMFeaturing three highly regarded speakers; Donna Usiskin; John Frankel and Jeremy Andrews. details are provided on the flyer below
RU Fundable Event Flyer (PDF)Please RSVP at Meetup.com/Scarlet-Startups
This event is presented by Scarlet Startups
Collaborative Innovation... The Next Generation of Medical DevicesClick here for the event website
This free event will be a major milestone in helping to build the Innovation Ecosystem around both Rutgers and UMDNJ within the New Jersey community. Our goal is to advance technologies by connecting researchers with corporate executives, business development professionals, investors, service providers and other members of the ecosystem. The conference is part of a series of events that we hold to support technology commercialization activities within the state and surrounding region.Event Highlights include: Welcoming Remarks: Rutgers President, Robert L. Barchi, M.D., Ph.D. Keynote: Harlan F. Weisman, MD, former Chief Science and Technology Officer of Medical Devices and Diagnostics at Johnson & Johnson Panel: "Trends in the Medical Device Industry" Learn and interact with key representatives from some of the largest medical device companies – we've invited Bard, Stryker, Roche, Medtronics, and many more… See presentations from Rutgers and UMDNJ emerging medical device companies Network with industry executives, investors, entrepreneurs and leading researchers Showcase your company - All are invited to submit a poster on their medical device company/technology
Registration is free but we ask that you do register.Click here for the event website
Harlan F. Weisman, MD, Managing Director, And-One Consulting, LLC
Dr. Weisman has over 20 years experience as a senior healthcare executive and physician responsible for the discovery, development, regulatory approval and launch of innovative pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic products. Harlan founded And-One Consulting, LLC to help executives and their teams formulate and lead successful global strategies for accelerating medical product development, regulatory approval and market acceptance. Harlan also serves on the Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) established by the U.S. Congress as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.
Harlan was previously Chief Science and Technology Officer of Medical Devices and Diagnostics (MD&D) at Johnson & Johnson, where he steered the medical, regulatory, scientific and technology agendas for J&J MD&D, including investments in drug/biologics-device combination products, regenerative medicine, nanotechnology and health informatics. He directed the effort to open a new innovation center in China, built new capabilities in Regulatory Affairs and Evidence Based Medicine and led the R&D talent agenda for J&J.
Rutgers Fourth Annual Entrepreneurship Day - Innovate for HumanityBuilding on the event's historical focus of launching and scaling high growth companies, Entrepreneurship Day 2012 is bringing social entrepreneurship to the forefront. Leveraging the power of business and technology to address the world's most pressing social issues such as disease, poverty, and climate change align perfectly with the university's mission of diffusing knowledge advancements and innovation to the benefit of society. Entrepreneurship Day has a history of bringing top speakers to Rutgers. Past keynotes include Steve Wozniak (cofounder of Apple), Bill Joy (Sun Microsystems), Greg Olsen, Mir Imran, Daniel Schulman (founding and former CEO of Virgin Mobile USA and Priceline.com), Dr. Randal Pinkett (Winner of NBC's The Apprentice Season 4), and others. Participants in this year's event include Dr. Robert Goodman (co-founder of the Public Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture PIPRA), Prof. Ilya Raskin and the Global Institute for Bioexploration which develops new pharmaceutics from botanicals sourced from developing nations and has a system where they participate in the distribution of the proceeds, Ewa Wojkowska of Kopernik (an online IP marketplace for developing nations), Matthew Pelak of Team Rubicon (veteran services organization praised by Michelle Obama), the founders of the Intersect Fund (microfinance and entrepreneurship training nonprofit featured on CNN's American Morning), and others.
Rutgers Entrepreneurship Day 2011 - Highlights Video
Location: College Avenue Student Center, 126 College Ave. New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Date: April 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
To Register go to: http://pitch.rutgers.edu/
Early Stage Funding OpportunitiesDecember 6, 2011
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMJoin us as we explore various funding opportunities for early-stage technologies and learn the ins and outs of getting funding from this diverse group of investors
2:00 – 2:15 Registration/Check-in–Lobby
2:15 - 2:20 Welcome - Dipanjan Nag, Executive Director, OTC
2:25 - 3:15 Panel Discussion
3:15 - 4:00 Q&A and Networking
This event is free for faculty, staff and students but registration is required.Please register at: http://otcroundtable9.eventbrite.com
Marc Eichenberger,COO, Allied Minds. Allied Minds is a $200M private equity firm completely dedicated to commercializing early-stage technologies out of U.S. universities and research centers.
Reza Rezavi, Ph.D., Director of New Ventures and Strategic Initiatives, Foundation Venture Capital Group, LLC. Supported by The New Jersey Health Foundation, the Foundation Venture Capital Group invests in new life science companies that license technologies where at least one inventor is a UMDNJ faculty member.
Adam Greenspan, QED Program Manager, University City Science Center. The QED Program solicits life science R&D project proposals from leading research centers across the Greater Philadelphia region. The goal is to reduce the business risk in these early-stage projects, increasing their attractiveness to follow-on investment by established life science companies and private investors.
Mario M. Casabona, Chairman, Jumpstart NJ Angel Network. Mario M Casabona is founder, President & CEO of Casabona Ventures; a New Jersey based Company providing management services, strategic planning, and early stage investment capital to technology driven start-up companies. He currently serves as Commissioner, NJ Commission on Science and Technology, Board of Directors, NJ chapter of AOC (a national defense industry association), Technology Advisory Board member NJEDA Edison Innovation Fund, Board of Advisors, Rothman Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Farleigh Dickinson University, Board of Advisors Environmental Entrepreneurship Lab, Stevens Institute of Technology.
Entrepreneurship Day at Rutgers: The Innovation Corridor --- Keynote Speaker: Steve WozniakNovember 14th, 2011 ·
10:00 AM - 5:00 PMFeaturing keynote speaker, Steve Wozniak. Steve Wozniak is co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc., which rose to being the most valuable company in the world in August 2011, and Chief Scientist at Fusion-IO. A pioneer and juggernaut in modern computing, he has received numerous awards and honors including the National Medal of Technology from the President of the United States, the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, and was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame. Mr. Wozniak is credited with single-handedly designing the world's first personal computer. What is Entrepreneurship Day at Rutgers? Entrepreneurship Day brings together entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, faculty, students and alumni for a unique event designed to educate and motivate those interested in start-up ventures. In addition to the dynamic keynote speaker, you can learn tips on funding from our panel of venture capitalists and hear about government programs that may benefit you or your organization. The highlight of the day is a poster and networking session where new business ideas will be showcased. Registration is free but required: http://pitch.rutgers.edu/
The Nuts and Bolts of Patents and Technology Commercialization: How to work with the OTC and the services we provide
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
The Intellectual Revolution -- Transition and Expectations for a Knowledge Based Economy
Hear from the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Tomo, LLC, an intellectual property merchant banc™ firm. Ocean Tomo pioneered live auction of patents as well created world's first Intellectual Property Exchange(IPXI).Mr. Malackowski will discuss: • IP Markets • IP Aggregation • IP Transactions
Registration is free but we ask that you do register.
5:30 – 5:45 Registration, refreshments
5:45 – 5:50 Welcome Dipanjan Nag
15:50 – 6:30 – James E. Malackowski presentation followed by a Q & A
James E. Malackowski, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Tomo, LLC,
James E. Malackowski is a member of the IP Hall of Fame Academy and was recognized in 2007 by Managing Intellectual Property magazine as one
of the fifty most influential people in intellectual property. In 2008, Mr. Malackowski was again named as one of the Top 50 IP professionals under the age of 45 in IP Law & Business as well as one of the 'World's 250 Leading IP Strategists' for 2009 and 2010 by IAM Magazine. Prior to forming Ocean Tomo, he served as a finance and investment advisor working with one of the Nation's oldest invest-ment banks as well as one of Chicago's largest private equity firms. He has been credited with having created some of the most successful IP transaction platforms in the world.