Schedule

9:00-9:20 Introduction

9:20-10:00 Rudolphe Barrangou – Entrepreneurship lessons from 15 years of CRISPR craze

10:00-10:30 Doug Eisner – Startup Strategy

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-11:00 Carlos Dedesma – Startup Alchemy

11:00-12:00 Startup Pitch Competition

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00 -1:20 Matt Rosen – From Zero (Tesla) to Hero: the unlikely commercial potential of low-field MRI

1:20-2:10 NC State Office of Research Commercialization: Commercialization of Early Stage Research Discoveries

Kultaran Chohan  – Research Commercialization and Its Importance

Amy Parker  – Commercialization Programs-Chancellor’s Innovation Fund & NSF I-Corps

Zachary Williams  – Services, Programs, & Mentorships offered by ORC for University Startups

2:10-2:25 Coffee Break

2:25-2:45 Lisa Chang – Making the Most of NC State Entrepreneurship Resources

2:45-3:05 NUCLEATE: a free student-run organization that identifies, educates, and empowers the next generation of biotech leaders

3:05-3:25 Emil Runge – First Flight: Helping your company on its Runway to Success

3:25-4:30 Poster session

4:30-4:45 Awards & Closing

5:00-7:00 Pizza & Beers at Raleigh Brewing Co.