Scientist to Entrepreneur | Program Discovery Bootcamp

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Scientist to Entrepreneur | Program Discovery Bootcamp

October 16, 2023 @ 9:00 am - October 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Scientist to Entrepreneur
Granatus Ventures, in partnership with CIVITTA and supported by PMI Science, is pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural “Scientist to Entrepreneur” Program in Armenia and its first bootcamp session.
Are you a researcher, a scientist or a science-driven aspiring entrepreneur with intellectual property that has the potential to transform industries? Are you eager to take your research project to the next level and explore its commercialization potential? If so, we invite you to participate in the “Scientist to Entrepreneur Program” in Armenia! The program will comprise a series of instructor-led bootcamps. It will start with an introductory “Discovery Bootcamp” and progressing to the more advanced upcoming “Impact Bootcamp”.
Our bootcamp is designed to catalyze DeepTech commercialization. It will provide you with foundational knowledge, skills, and resources needed to turn your research into a successful business venture.
Here’s what you can look forward to:
-Introduction to basic concepts of Adaptive Innovation to academic researchers in an abbreviated bootcamp format: the authors Charles Cooney (MIT) and Howard Califano (SMART Singapore) themselves.
-Expert Insights: Learn from industry leaders, successful entrepreneurs, and academics who have successfully navigated the path from research to entrepreneurship.
-Interactive Workshops: Gain hands-on experience through workshops focused on business development, intellectual property, funding strategies, and more.
-Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow researchers, potential collaborators, and investors who can help bring your project to life.
-Pitch Competition: Showcase your project in our pitch competition. Gain exposure to potential investors and progress to the more advanced “Impact Bootcamp”.
Our Instructors:
Professor Charles L. Cooney – The Robert T Haslam 1911 Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Emeritus in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Founding Faculty Director, Emeritus of the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation at MIT.
Dr. Howard Califano – Howard leads the overall operations of the SMART Innovation Centre (Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Innovation Center). He brings experience from academic, industry and financial sectors focused on developing businesses around emerging technology.
Successful DeepTech company founders from around the world will join as guest speakers. They will illuminate the introduced concepts and share further insights through their practical experiences.
Program Details:
Time and Date: 09:00; October 16-17, 2023
Location: ISTC Foundation
Language of Instruction: English
Register here by the end of the 9th of October.
Join us for this exciting opportunity to accelerate the impact of your research and contribute to the innovation landscape in Armenia. Whether you are just starting or are looking to refine your commercialization strategy, our “Scientist to Entrepreneur Program” has something valuable for everyone.
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October 16, 2023 @ 9:00 am
October 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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